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Exercises to Notice for November 2017 – Video

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Exercise of the month, Fit1 Training, Instructional How To Videos, Workouts

Exercises to Notice for November 2017 – Video

Slope Exercises It’s that time of year again; ski, snowboard and snowshoe season! Living in Auburn, we are just a quick one hour drive to North Lake Tahoe and several ski resorts. Strengthening your hamstrings, quadriceps, back and core can help prevent injury, aches and pains.   Listed below the video are a few exercises to get you going: Step-Ups Assists in strengthening the quads and glutes. Step-ups also help to increase your range of motion while incorporating balance and coordination, which are all necessary skills associated with slope sports.  To perform this...

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June Exercise of the Month: Low- to High-Cable Wood Chop

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in Classes, Exercise of the month, Fit1 Training, Instructional How To Videos, News

Low- to High-Cable Wood Chop The wood chop is a great exercise for hitting the abs and obliques. Attach a single grip attachment to a low pulley machine and select the weight you want to use Start with your feet wider than shoulder-width and your toes slightly pointed outwards. Grab a low cable handle with both hands Drop down to one side and lock your arms Take your arms out in front of you and move up, rotating your stretching leg and pivoting around to the other side of the body Slowly lower your weight back to starting position Repeat for the opposite side of the body Wood Chop Tip:...

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June Class to Notice Cycle

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in Class to Notice, Classes, Fit1 Training, News, Workouts

It’s that time of year when we have longer days, which means more time outside! Mountain biking is an amazing outdoor activity for people in the Auburn area!   If you find that you would like to supplement your outdoor ride with an indoor ride, give our cycle class a try! The class is 45 minutes of motivating music and simulated rides that will prepare you for the real thing.  Ramp up your metabolism and burn some calories.   Classes are offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.  Our instructors encourage all levels to attend our classes; we can assist you in...

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May Exercise of the Month: TRX Assisted Pull-up

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in Exercise of the month, Fit1 Training, Instructional How To Videos, News, Workouts

By Dee Cranston The idea with an assisted TRX pull-up is to practice doing pull-ups with assistance.   Start by pulling the straps of the TRX chest high. Hold the handles and sit straight down like in a chair. In this position you can use your legs as much as needed to help you pull-up. Face your palms forward and you pull yourself up with wide arms and hands. The wider you can pull up the more Lat engagement. Don’t stand up all the way. Pulling your elbows to about shoulder height is as high as you should pull-up. Dee enjoys the TRX for pull-ups because performing any exercise...

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April Exercise of the Month: Bosu Ball Plank

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Exercise of the month, Fit1 Training, Instructional How To Videos, News, Workouts

A BOSU ball is a balancing or stability exercise ball that can turn simple exercises into much more challenging and effective workouts. This month, we give you the plank, BOSU ball style! Instructions: Step 1: Place both elbows on the BOSU ball Step 2: Hold yourself up on your elbows and your toes Step 3: Keep your body in a straight line and lock out your abs. Hold for the desired amount of time.   Tips Control your breathing Keep your core tight throughout and do not allow your hips to sag. Your body should be in a straight line. Variations Fully extend arms Add a leg lift to...

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Class to Notice March 2016: Step and Tone

Posted by on Feb 25, 2016 in Class to Notice, Classes, Fit1 Training, News, Workouts

Step on up and give our Step and Tone class a try. Taught on Tuesday and Thursdayat 8:30 a.m. by Andie Simmons. Our Step and Tone class will incorporate a portable platform with height adjustable risers. Our instructor will coach you through a choreographed exercise routine up, onto, down, and around the step for a great lower body workout.Weights, bands, and balls may be used during the class to challenge the upper body and core. Step aerobics was created in 1989, by Gin Miller. Gin started rehabilitating her knee injury by stepping up and down on a milk crate and from this, she developed...

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