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Recovery

Moving Better

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If you remember, December was about Feeling Good! We did a couple of things for that. We Donated $275 to the Boys & Girls Club from our November Swing Challenge We Donated over $1000 worth of gifts to a Family in need over Christmas Our focus for training plans for December was to Move Better during your training and Feel Better leaving the class than when you came in. From the feedback we got from everyone, it seemed to work and you all really liked it! So we kept that theme going for January. Moving better, taking our time getting into…

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December: Feel Good

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Give I know it’s a little late, but we just found out about these families in need and I thought we could help! So… we’ve adopted the Hughes Family from “Families Helping Families“, a part of the Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center. Read About the Hughes Family Here Sign Up to Donate Here Bring the Items to the Gym by December 12th!   Train Smarter, Not Harder Helping families in need feels good. But we know that even the good stress of the holiday season is still STRESS… And it shows up in our bodies! We’re tighter, we’re less…

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3-Part Back Health Series – Part 3

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You’ve stretched your hip flexors in Part 1, you got your glutes firing in Part 2, now let’s activate those “Dear Abby’s”. A lot of people think “sucking in” is activating their abs. It’s actually quite the opposite. Sucking in deactivates most of the muscles in the trunk and makes your body an hour-glass shape and if you think about it, an hour-glass is not very strong in the middle. What you want to do instead, is make your body a column. Columns are strong and supportive and when you practice the exercise below, you will feel the strength and…

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3-Part Back Health Series – Part 1

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We get a lot of people who don’t think they can lift weights, especially kettlebells, because they have a “bad back”. I’ve found that a lot of the “bad backs” out there can be helped a TON with these three exercise interventions. Trying to explain them via text is boring to read and can get confusing, so I made 3 videos to SHOW you how to do them. Below is Part 1 of the 3-Part series of the best things you can do to help your aching back.   Enjoy!   Val   Train Smart. Be Strong. Live Balanced.

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Barefoot Training – How to keep those feet looking their Summer best!

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Summer is in full swing and I for one am barefoot 99% of the time. Here at NBKB shoes are, of course, optional and when the weather is as warm as it has been, most opt to leave the shoes at home and train barefoot. This coupled with walking around in flip-flops or walking on the hot beach sand can make for a most unsightly set of tootsies! I have found that just a few simple steps will stretch out my pedicures (and manicures) for months- yes, months. Believe me I’ve tried it all and although you may not have…

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