Author Archive: corinneb23

Yeaeh, it is.

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Posterior Kinetic Chain or Don’t Look Back in Anger, Look Back with Strength!

Who starts a fitness program and says, “Gee, I’d like to look worse as a result of my exercising.” Young or old the answer is no one! Even my 90+ year-old clients often ask me if there is anything they can do that will help them slim down, lose their tummy or become more toned. …

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Happy New Year!!

Yes, I know we’re already a week into 2013 and here I am already behind the times! Well, thanks a lot, you Negative Nancy, for spinning it that way! See, I’m the kind of person who generally doesn’t make New Year’s resolutions on the first day of the year but I usually way a couple …

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Happy First Day of Winter!

Or Mayan Apocalypse Day or 4 Days until Christmas or whatever you want to call it.  Since this December has been pretty busy for family, work and video gaming shenannigans (yes, video games are another one of my passions) I’ve been off the blogisphere grid for a while. In the world of senior fitness, I’ve …

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Strength Training For Older Adults

  Building muscle mass for Seniors is the same as it is for younger adults: hypertrophy is possible by working muscles to failure and by rotating muscle groups. It is important to remember that in a post-rehab setting or when working with frail seniors that “failure” will come earlier and can increase the risk for …

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Fitness Infographics on Pinterest

Who doesn’t love the infographic? A fun pictoral representation of data and information that can be quickly absorbed and shared. The ubiquitous infographic appears everywhere from your Facebook feed to Pinterest boards to Fark to Cracked to your email inbox. When I peruse PInterest I find tons of at-home workout infographics, many of which I have …

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We Are SOOOOO Doing This At My Wedding

Yeah, so I’m getting married next September and one of the things that makes me the absolute most happy in the world (aside from working with Seniors) is dancing. This video came across my Facebook news feed yesterday. So, yeah, I don’t know if my fiance would do this with me, but I know some …

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Core Challenge Week 4

After I posted about the Weekly Core Challenge, I started doing the series on a weekly basis, normally on Tuesdays since I am not in the Fitness Center.  Two things have come up for me doing this series: 1) Last week, I did a WOD on Tuesday and the Weekly Core Challenge on Wednesday. As I was …

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3 things people do wrong when performing a SQUAT.

Originally posted on girl with muscle:
1) Heels lift off the floor. A common mistake in technique when squatting is your heels lifting off the floor. Squatting does not come naturally to some which find it hard to keep their feet planted on the floor. Is is very important to keep your feet planted to…

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Function over Fashion

Personally, I think you look FABULOUS!!! Image found on ActiveTravels.com  (Thank you!!!!!)

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