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Introducing Coach Annie Davis

July 29, 2015 by

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Annie Davis is a certified personal trainer through NPTI and NASM and a certified health coach through ACE.  She is a full-time Physical and Health Education teacher as well as a mother.  Annie has always had a passion for the health and fitness industry since she was 18 years old.  She truly discovered who she […]

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 […]

Barre Classes with Coach Courtney Townley

December 10, 2012 by

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Genesis Transformation Coach, Courtney Townley, recently went through the Booty Barre certification program and is now teaching barre classes in Kalispell, MT at Flathead Health and Fitness (300 1st Avenue West). Classes are 1 hour in length and are held Wednesday at 9:30am and Friday at 8:30am. Be sure to come early…classes are very well […]

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 […]

Sheri’s Workouts: Power of Six 4: TORSO

June 20, 2011 by

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When weight lifting, the first 2-3 sets are really just about blood distribution.  When you’re a beginner (in your first couple years of lifting) then this is good – you’ll build muscle at this level, you’ll regenerate tissue, and you’ll recover fast enough to keep you enjoying what you’re doing.  Increased blood circulation is really […]

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 […]

Client Story: Michele J.

July 5, 2010 by

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Fat Loss and Weight Loss are Independent of Each Other! I have been with Sheri as my coach since March of this year.  I have heard her say in both my consultations with her on the phone, and again in our coaches training, about fat loss and how “it” is really different than weight loss.  […]

Sheri’s Rants #25: Your Basic Chewing Out.

May 31, 2010 by

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This morning I took  four dogs on a hike up a rocky winding trail.  For most of the hike, it was dry and steep and hot.  When I started thinking about turning around with the panting dogs, I made a decision to go just a bit further; I wasn’t crunched for time.  We climbed another […]