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Our “Go-To” Stretches

Our “Go-To” Stretches

The Align Fitness “Go-To” Stretches Over the years, we have progressively recommended few and fewer traditional stretches for our clients. Research and hands-on experience show that stretching individual muscles rarely (if ever) improves our mobility,...

Squatting made simple

Are you scared to squat? Think you’ll hurt your knees? Well… you might be right if you don’t have a good understanding of the fundamentals. We’re here to help! In this post we’ll help you understand how deep you should go, how to have...

Kettlebell Swing Instruction (The 2-Handed Swing)

Swing kettlebells? That’s cool. BUT… are you doing them correctly? We’ve seen more bad than good swings over the years. Those bad swings were the inspiration for this post on the 2-handed kettlebell swing. In this post we will teach you set up,...
Low Back Pain And The Deadlift

Low Back Pain And The Deadlift

Do you have back pain when you deadlift? Maybe you avoid deadlifting because “it will hurt your back”? We can help  At Align Fitness we  deadlifts and believe success or “failure” (low back pain) usually comes down to technique.   Let’s start with how you set up. You...

Turkish Get-UPs Part 3

Align Fitness Turkish Get-Ups The Best Exercise You’re Not Doing For Your Shoulders Part 3 We have already discussed how to perform the Get-Up along with a variety of cuing tips and quick and easy fixes to common mistakes (see our last 2 blogs here: Part 1 Part 2)....

Training For Fat Loss, Doing More With Less

Align Fitness Training For Fat Loss Doing More With Less You know that friend you have who always likes to make everything more complicated? Instead of taking the path of least resistance they always seem to find a way complicate and confuse the task/process. Well…...
Understanding The Turkish Get-Up Part 2

Understanding The Turkish Get-Up Part 2

In our last installment of the Kettlebell Series we addressed The Half Get-Up. We discussed how to set up, the initial steps, and some coaching fixes to correct common errors in the initial phases. In this piece, we will thoroughly cover how to make it all the way to...
Understanding The Turkish Get-Up Part 1

Understanding The Turkish Get-Up Part 1

The Turkish Get-Up is awesome and is the best exercise your are not doing. Legend claims It’s at least 200 years old and is thought to have been created for soldiers fighting with shields and swords as a means to get from their back to a standing position when an...
Why You Lost Distance

Why You Lost Distance

Why have you lost distance? If you’re want an answer you came to the right place… well kind of… A loss of distance can be attributed to a variety of physical “problems”. These include flexibility, strength, separation (I’ll explain...
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