This is my first yoga video. I’ve been practicing yoga regularly since 2008, but more vigorously since 2011 and it is one of my favorite loves. This video took lots of preparation ahead of time in multiple ways: mentally, physically and logistically. For years, each time I left a yoga class I quickly jotted down one or […]
The Constant Awesome
How To Do Push Ups Properly
In the video above, I tell you how to do push ups with proper form and how to build up to doing them on the floor. Frequently Asked Questions Why is it bad to flare the elbows out? If the elbows are out (i.e., abducted 90-degrees from your body) it puts unnecessary strain on the […]
The benefits of outdoor training, the role of play, and environmental complexity
A summary of some incredibly insightful concepts, articulated by Rafe Kelley in a podcast and summarized for you.
Horse Stance for Straddle Splits
Follow my video and you will develop both flexibility AND strength in your thighs and hips. As you are able to widen your stance, you automatically increase the active flexibility for your straddle splits!
Looking back, summarizing and wrapping up 2014
‘Twas an epic year… that needs a review.
The Most Comprehensive Handstand Tutorial
Complete with wrist warm up, shoulder mobility, hollow body positioning, core strengthening, wall progressions, entries, exits and TONS of rebalancing drills to help you achieve a straight, freestanding HS.
I’m a stress/binge-eater. How do I prevent that from happening?
If you’re going to start binge eating, simply start talking out loud and NEUTRALLY describe what you are doing. This is a trick that therapists employ.
Is Emotional [Insecurity] Driving Your Workouts?
The question you need to ask yourself is, “How much do I need to workout to get a training effect in 2-4 days time?” And NOT “How much do I need to workout to reach failure?”
Ask Fit & Bendy: Stretching Wisdom from Kristina Nekyia (Transcribed!)
An hour long Q&A session transcribed/summarized for you.
How I Use My Foam Roller
The foam roller is an awesome self-massage tool for my legs and upper back. I love it so much I made a video tutorial. (And looping GIF’s to save you time!)