Say "HOLLOW" to Rock Hard Abs

Abs are like the output of a high-quality stereo—fine tune the dials, and you’ll get a crisp, clear sound. When you dial in the right balance of “Ab” settings, you’ll get leaner, stronger Abs. Exercise is one of several dials you can adjust towards toned abs, and overall fitness.

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Shira & Steve - "A Decision That Changed My Life"

Meet Shira and Steve. After years of the same workout routines without seeing results, they downloaded KinetiCoach. With KinetiCoach’s wide variety of highly-customized workouts, expert demonstrations, clear workout instructions, and alternate exercise choices, they’re getting incredible fitness results….and having fun working out together. As you’ll see, it was a decision that changed their lives.

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It's Just a Flesh Wound - Working Through Injury

It’s challenging to sustain a fitness plan while battling an injury—and injuries frequently occur at the height of progress. As one of the top fitness apps available, our experience, in-depth instruction, and attention to detail make KinetiCoach the perfect resource for pursuing fitness while recovering from injury. Follow our 5 steps to stay on your the path to fitness goals despite injury.


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When your Groin be Groanin'

The supple yet powerful muscles on the inside of your legs are part of the Hip Adductor group. There isn’t just one “groin muscle,” there are 9 that find there way into your sensitive nether regions. Some, like the psoas, extend from your groin all the way to your spine (gross factor of 7, but a really important muscle).

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It was the Best of Grinds, it was the Worst of Grinds: A Tale of Two Beverages

Whether for ritual, taste, tradition, or stimulation, coffee is a part of many adults’ lives.  As with the majority of foods, literature supports both health benefits and detriments of regular coffee consumption. 

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Fit To Fight: Nutrition Lessons From Military Deployment

Whether civilian or military, business or pleasure, every travel experience brings unique challenges to fitness and nutrition.  KINETICOACH Co-Creator Brent discusses nutrition lessons from his recent military deployment. 

“A military deployment presents several challenges to nutrition and health.  Many things can rapidly derail the best fitness routines—many of which we can’t control.  Time zone changes, sleep schedules, and available equipment are frequently out of our control.  And at first glance, nutrition seems out of our hands too.  But after several military deployments, one thing is clear:  it’s absolutely possible to eat a healthy diet during even the most difficult travel situations.

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All Thrust, All Vector - The Power Snatch

The Snatch is one of the two Olympic lifts.  Adding the word "Power" to an Olympic lift means that you will not squat during the movement.  The Power Snatch demands power, speed, flexibility, and coordination -- and it’s one of our favorite exercises.  When added to a conditioning workout, it's a potent test of stamina.

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    Where's Your Nugget At? To the Front or the Back?

    Maintaining correct neck, head, and shoulder positioning throughout the day can reduce the risk of back, shoulder, neck, and jaw (yes, jaw) pain.

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    Anti-Gravity: The Bench/Box Jump

    Jumping is a measure of athletic performance, a path to improved fitness, and a great assessment tool for basic movement patterns.  Correct jumping mechanics lead to increased bone density, improved speed and power, and benefit weightlifting and gymnastics.  Incorrect jumping mechanics can lead to injury and are often indicative of flawed weightlifting and gymnastics mechanics.

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    Quixotic Stretching - The Windmill STRETCH

    The Windmill is a phenomenal exercise that serves as a shoulder and hamstring warmup, and a flexibility assessment tool.  The Windmill is part of the daily KINETICOACH warmup and, when done frequently, contributes to hamstring, shoulder, calf and hip flexibility.

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    KINETICOACH NUTRITION - PART 5 - HOTEL BREAKFAST

    This is part 5 of KINETICOACH's Nutrition blog series.  To get up to speed, please reference Parts 1, 23, and 4 . Today, we'll share our personal techniques for food choices in hotels and restaurants.  We make some baseline assumptions based on our typical travel routine (and we travel a lot!)

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    Because I Was Inverted - Going Upside Down

    If you're older than 30, this image likely jolted deep memories of your childhood.  If you're younger than 30, there was a semi-iconic cheesy movie in the 80s called "Top Gun," and phones had rotary dials that calloused your finger tips...Google it.  Going upside down (literally) is something most adults no longer do

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    Form-to-Function: Wide Stance Deadlift

    Picking up an object from the ground is one of the most common everyday movements (next to standing and sitting).  Use the Wide Stance Deadlift to practice the mechanics for safe lifting & lowering, while strengthening your core (stomach & back), and arms.

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    Active Squat Hold

    This is the Active Squat Hold.  Do it daily to decrease injury risk & to improve flexibility.  The full-range squat is excellent for ankle, knee, and hip joint health.  When just starting out, use a bench, table, or doorway for support. Start with 20-30 seconds in the squat. Gradually increase to 3-5 minutes in the squat hold, staying active the whole time and gradually letting go of support.

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    The Push Press

    The Push Press is emulated in everyday movements that require moving a load from the shoulders to overhead (or above the head).  For travelers, putting your carry-on into the overhead bin is the perfect application for the Push Press.  At home, use the Push Press when putting a box onto a higher shelf in a closet.

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