UR W.O.D. Today: Power Couple – Isometric Holds & Explosive Plyos

Today's exercise W.O.D. mixes two types of exercises that in many ways are polar opposites in terms of their nature. On the one hand, we have isometric movements which engage muscles without extension or flexion of the worked muscles. On the other hand, we have explosive plyometrics (jumping exercises) that push muscle limits to the... Continue Reading →

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UR W.O.D. Today: Pick Up Some Weight

There's a stigma in our society that muscles on a woman are unattractive. That may sound like foreign banter to our fitness enthusiast ears, but a significant amount of our peers believe that it is better to be skinny than muscular.(Remember the social media attacks a few years ago on Serena Williams?) Certainly, there are... Continue Reading →

UR W.O.D. Today: 12 for 25

Today we're doing a pretty straight forward (yet effective) exercise routine today: 12 exercise for 25 repetitions each. Perform this set 1-3 times. The goal is to complete each set without rest (but if you need to take a break or get a drink of water, by all means, do it!) It's time to get... Continue Reading →

UR W.O.D. Today: Arm & Chest

My mother is partially paralyzed in her right arm. This tragedy occurred as a result of surgeon error when he accidentally severed a nerve in her arm and bruised another during an operation for her twisted neck. I was three years old when this happened but I watched her struggle with the disability for my... Continue Reading →

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