Pistol Squats 101: What Are They and How to Do Them

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Feb 27, '18 / by Sarah M. posted in stability, core, flexibility

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The pistol (aka one-legged) squat is one of the more advanced movements available to use at the gym, or anywhere really (that's actually one of the reasons we love it). But if the thought of doing one sounds a little on the iffy-side, we're sharing plenty of ways to practice them safely—but not before explaining why they're worth it.

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A Strong Core = A Solid Body: How Often Should You Work Out Your Middle?

[fa icon="calendar'] Wed, Sep 6, '17 / by Krista F. posted in core, fitness tips

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How much is too much when it comes to core work? That’s a tricky answer. You’d be hard-pressed to do a workout that doesn’t involve your core in some way. That’s because the core is your body’s powerhouse. Your “core” includes the muscles that lie below your chest and above your knees (abdominals, back, quads and hamstrings). Your core allows you to balance and execute intense cardio and strength movements. Many people tend to focus on just the abs. That’s a mistake!

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How To Get Your Abs Back After Having a Baby

[fa icon="calendar'] Thu, Feb 4, '16 / by Blaire Rummel posted in fitness tips, core, health and fitness

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Don’t get me wrong. Having a baby is one of the greatest, if not *the* greatest, miracles humanly possible.

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