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Beginner Workout In The Weight Room

February 11, 2014 by

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It’s that time of year again!  Ambition, Determination and courage are in the air.  We all want it, that lean, sleek and fit body.  What if, we made that happen this year?  ALL of us!  Beach ready by summer! Are you ready to INVEST in your health?  GREAT! Sign up at a nearby gym this […]

Engaged!

September 23, 2013 by

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I recently had the pleasure of working side by side with Genesis Transformation’s Founder, Sheri Lynn.  Sheri was asked to create a safety, prevention and wellness program for the owners and employees at a Lumber Mill in Montana.  Their needs were to relieve the company of pain and to teach proper bio-mechanics in order to […]

How We Roll: Coach Courtney Townley

March 3, 2013 by

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by: Coach Courtney Townley I am a mama, a GT coach, a busy personal trainer, a lover of life AND oh-so human.  How I roll is far from perfect but I do feel that my lifestyle has a consistent rhythm to it that has rewarded me with a physical state that is healthy, vibrant and […]

Newbie’s Issue & One more myth, BUSTED!

February 25, 2013 by

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The month is dedicated to GT Newbies and keeping it real with our mythbusters… Myth:  Daily High Intensity workouts will result in a fit and defined body FAST.  Rest days only hold me back. Busted:  Many people will overtrain their bodies for quick and short-lived WEIGHT loss, not fat loss. These people are burning ALL […]

The Powerhouse of Movement: Strengthening the Core

January 15, 2013 by

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The muscles of the core act to stabilize the spine, pelvis and shoulder girdle and consist of far more muscles than just the abs. The abs have very limited and specific actions while the core allows for all motion to take place by joining the upper body to the lower body and also the front […]

Meditating Moms

December 2, 2012 by

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By: Jenny Carr Society creates social norms that predetermine our decision as to how easy or hard it is to be a mom.  It dictates for us how we should prioritize our time with our infants, toddlers, and children, as well as predetermining how much self-care we give ourselves when we have a family, and […]

Body Moves + Body Rest = Happy Muscles

October 23, 2012 by

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As a Former Cardio Queen and over zealous group exercise class participant,  I feel it necessary to retire my crown and share my research of what DOES and what does NOT work without muscle recovery and too much stress on the body.   My 200 pound body took one for the team did the work AND rest to learn about […]

Beginner Workout #20: featuring Coach Courtney Townley

July 17, 2011 by

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The most important thing to remember as a beginner exerciser is to GO SLOW and PAY ATTENTION to what you are doing.  Slowing down movement when performing new exercises helps to prevent injury and actually challenges the endurance of muscle tissue.  Paying attention means focusing on your form and proper execution of the movement to […]

Beginner’s Workout #18: featuring Coach Courtney Townley

May 13, 2011 by

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Bridge on Stability Ball:  (15 reps/3 sets) Start sitting on ball and walk out until your head and shoulders are the only parts supported by the ball.  Keep your knees parallel and your feel only hip width a part.  Holding a free weight in each hand, gently place the weights so they are resting on […]

Beginner’s Workout #17: featuring Erin Sabin

April 17, 2011 by

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Here is a series of exercises using your body weight and core strength.  Perform all exercises in proper form with your shoulders down away from your ears, your spine in neutral and your core engaged.  Unless otherwise noted your feet will be planted hip distance apart and parallel.  Do 2-4 sets of these exercises, 8-15 […]