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How We Roll: Coach Courtney Townley

March 3, 2013 by


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


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


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


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


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 […]

Sheri’s Workouts: Power of Six 4: TORSO

June 20, 2011 by


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 #17: featuring Erin Sabin

April 17, 2011 by


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 […]

Body/Mind Perspective: Alternate Nostril Breathing

April 17, 2011 by


ALTERNATE NOSTRIL BREATHING Alternate Nostril Breathing is a breath exercise (pranayam) that brings balance to both the left and right sides of the brain. It also balances out our emotions. Research shows that we don’t breathe evenly through both nostrils and this helps us overcome our dominance over one side. 1) Sit comfortably with your […]

Beginner Workout #16: featuring Michele John

March 13, 2011 by


Squat with dumbbell shoulder press: Standing straight up with feet hip distance apart, hips level and shoulder blades back.  Grasp a set of dumbbells so that your palms are facing each other (or move hands to front of your body if you do not want to use dumbbells).  Hold the dumbbells close into your body […]

Beginner’s Workout 10: featuring Kelly Mortensen

September 10, 2010 by


The following set is one of my favorites.   No matter how many times I revisit these exercises, I always feel them the next day! Make sure you warm up for 10 minutes before starting.  You will need little or no equipment for these, so doing them at home is easy!  Remember to always keep proper […]