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Keep It Simple!

In Corrective Exercise, Fitness, Flute, personal training by Angela

Happy New Year! Welcome to the time where people make resolutions on all kinds of things; from losing weight to saving money. If you’ve made any kind of health related resolution this year, I commend you! There’s no time like the present to make your dreams become reality. By the time you read this, you may have already long given …

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Foam Rolling Class in Hermitage, TN!

In Boot Camp, Corrective Exercise, Fitness, Resources, Workshops by Angela

I’m very excited to announce I’ll be leading my first foam rolling class at Next Level Strength and Conditioning in Hermitage, TN. It’ll be 30 minutes of self-massage and just like a good massage, you feel pain followed by relief, difference being YOU are in control of the pressure. You’ll leave the session feeling more relaxed (or possibly more energized), …

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Trigger Point Total Body Package

In Corrective Exercise, Fitness, Resources by Angela

Trigger point therapy is a great way to relieve stress, pain and muscle tension and is the first step in all my training programs and warm up routines. These products are excellent to prevent your thumbs from being fatigued and getting in deeply to the muscles and the best part is that after 5-7 seconds of pressure they mimic the …

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Resistance Bands

In Corrective Exercise, Resources, Travel by Angela

I have used these from all kinds of things: from my boot camp classes to travel, wrist rehab to band resisted squats, pushups and leg kickbacks, you name it. This is your all-purpose resistance band available in several different resistances.

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PlateMate Weight Magnets

In Boot Camp, Corrective Exercise, Fitness, Resources by Angela

These have to be some of new favorite training tools.  Most dumbbells and plates increase in increments of 5 lbs.  For some movements, that can be just too much of a jump.  You should be making progress every time you go in the gym, be it one more rep or one more pound, but you can’t jump up 5 lbs. …

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Perform Better

In Boot Camp, Corrective Exercise, Fitness, Resources, Travel by Angela

Perform Better is where I get almost all of my training equipment; all kinds of bands, tubing, weights, you name it. What is great about this company is that no job or order is too big or small. You can order just a foam roller for yourself or you can contact them to help outfit your new gym or facility …

Simple Thoracic Spine Mobility Exercises Everyone Can Perform | Mike Reinold

In Corrective Exercise, Fitness, Resources by Angela

This is an EXCELLENT post from Dr. Mike Reinold regarding Thoracic spine mobility exercises.  Equally helpful to musicians suffering from upper body pain, to those who sit all day and have shoulder, back and neck problems.  What Mike demonstrates in many of the videos below is actually outlined in great detail in the book “Inside -Out: The Ultimate Upper Body …