The World’s Greatest Stretch

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This is “The World’s Greatest Stretch” and it is so fantastic for opening the hips, lengthening our hamstrings, and lumbar spine (lower back). Practice it during warm-ups, cool downs, and even on rest days to re-energize and increase mobility.

The World’s Greatest Stretch is taught by Coach Bob Garon, owner of Synergy Kettlebell Training in St. Charles, IL. http://SynergyKettlebell.com

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From Your Coach: Before Every Workout

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The other day I broke one of my own cardinal rules. I was coming off of a stressful night with my son and then woke up early. Long story short, I was tired and unmotivated. So the last thing I truly wanted to do was workout, but I knew I needed to and knew I had to stick to my schedule or I would get out of habit.

Not only that, but ...

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Correcting Our Bodies & Making Them Better

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Pictured are my 4 tools that go hand in hand to provide me with ongoing Kettlebell Sport skinny strong fun. My 2 in the background, clock n bells, are just as important as the 2 in the foreground, Risto Sports lifting shoes & foam roll. Most people think exercise ...

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Kettlebell Training & Forearm Recovery Care

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After my kettlebell training and Girevoy Sport practice my forearms are usually what bother me most depending on what I’ve done. Proper forearm, wrist, and hand care is vital for a girevik’s (kettlebell lifter) ability to continue training. If your grip goes then you cannot complete your sets and your workout ends. Obviously ...

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Yoga Back Bends

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Yoga is something I really love and especially Bikram Yoga due to the long lasting detoxing effects on top of the greater stretch range due to the controlled heated environment. Here are some of my favorite yoga postures to practice for overall spine and joint health. Personally by practicing yoga, without the spiritualness side of it, the art has given my back as well as overall body a much greater balance.  That’s what health and fitness is ultimately about: ...

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