Stretch of the Month
Modified Frog! How to – Kneel on floor, sitting butt on heels and hinge at hips to fold upper body over thighs, arms stretched forward. Separate knees as widely as you comfortably can. Crawl upper body forward without lifting torso until elbows are bent 90 degrees below shoulders. Hold for 8-10 breaths.
Exercise of the Month
One Footed Mountain Climber! How to – Start in push up position. Place one foot on ball. Rapidly pull alternating knees toward chest. Switch legs on ball and repeat on opposite leg. Keep hips in line with shoulders only moving the lower body.
Snacking on something healthy every three to five hours keeps your metabolism at a constant high and prevents the dips in blood sugar that can lead to bad cravings and binges.
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