Spartan Strong – Conquering the Spartan Sprint This past spring, one of my longtime clients asked if I had any interest joining her in a Spartan Race.   It was a no-brainer of a “yes” as I would never miss an opportunity to support a DTS client in such an event.   In addition, we were joined by…

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Conquering Mt. Whitney Our adventurous clients came to us last spring with the idea to climb Mt.Whitney. After much planning, preparation, and training, our anticipated journey to hike the highest peak in the Lower 48, finally came to fruition. In mid-July, we set off to conquer one of the toughest day hikes in the country….

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Back Stretch – Cat/Cow Cat/Cow is a great stretch for the back, spine, hips, and core muscles.  Borrowed from a traditional yoga movement, this stretch can improve spine flexibility and help with back soreness and pain. The Cat/Cow stretch is great to perform in your exercise warmup, cooldown, as you rise in the morning, or any…

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Plank Progression: Side Plank Welcome to Day 5 and our final day of our Plank Series!  This week we’ve covered how to perform a correct plank as well as some tough progressions to strengthen your planks and challenge your body.  In case you missed our posts this week, you can catch up below: Day 1: How…

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Plank Progression: Single Arm Plank Welcome to Day 4 of our Plank Series!  In Day 3 of our Plank Series, we discussed how to progress your plank with a Single Leg, 3 Point Plank.  Continuing with a 3 Point Plank,  the next progression in our series is the Single Arm Plank.  Before you get started on your progression, check…

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Plank Progression: 3 Point Plank Welcome to Day 3 of our Plank Series.  In Day 2 of our Plank Series, we discussed how to progress your plank from a fully extended plank to a forearm plank.  The next progression in our series is the 3 Point Plank.  For tips on how to setup the foundation of…

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Plank Progression: Extended to Forearms Welcome to Day 2 of our Plank Series.  There are many ways to progress your planks.  Obviously some plank progression movements are more difficult than others.  The first progression we suggest is going from a fully extended arm position to performing a plank on your forearms.  For tips on how…

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Do You Know How to Do a Correct Plank? Welcome to Day 1 of our Plank Series.  Planks are one of the easiest exercises to perform incorrectly.  When done incorrectly, they can place unwanted stress on your shoulders, neck, and lower back.  Improper form over time can lead to all sorts of aches and pains, imbalances,…

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When is the Best Time of Day to Workout? Recently during a training session with a client of mine, I was asked a great question, “so when is the best time of day to workout?”  Since I knew I couldn’t fully answer his question during a short rest period, I mentioned that I would write…

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Why Do You Exercise?! As I’m sure you’re well aware, exercise has an endless amount of health benefits and the list continues to grow daily.  Exercise can bring physical health benefits such as weight and body fat loss, improved blood pressure, improved blood sugars, improved cholesterol, and the list truly goes on and on.  Aside…

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