Plank Your Way To Strength

Planks are a wonderful way to build strength because:
A: You can do a plank anytime and any place!
B: They are a full body work out and all you need is your own body!
Start with a regular plank and hold it for as long as you can. You can either do a push up position or a forearm plank on your elbows. I recommend the forearm plank if you have bad wrists.

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WCW: Sonalii Castillo

Why we are crushing on Sonalii Castillo…

SonaliiThis lady is the definition of an artist.  She is an actress, model, photographer & a FIRE DANCER!  If you’ve purchased anything from Bose in the past year, you have seen her adorable face on the packaging.  You can find her in tons of commercials, television shows and movies. She most recently filmed an episode of Girl Meets World. Read more

5 stretches you can do everyday! 

Many of my clients say they don’t stretch enough. We have this problem because we find working out more important, we have limited time or we get bored with stretching. But stretching is really important. Try stretching every day for just 5 minutes and see what kind of difference it makes in your body!

1. Spine stretch forward: 

This is a great stretch because it stretched your hamstrings, lower back and works your abs. Start with feet mat width apart, feet flexed, arms straight out in front of you parallel to the floor. Inhale sit as tall as you can. Exhale round forward reaching your lower back, back in opposition, your nose between your knees and your fingertips past your toes. Inhale sit tall. Repeat 5 times.

2. Hip stretch (supine pigeon):  

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WCW: Gabriela Fresquez

IMG_1963Why we’re crushing on actress Gaby Fresquez:

Gaby is an awesome woman!  She is an actress, TV/Radio host & Crossfit superstar. She is on FIRE right now when it comes to booking shows.  This year alone, you have seen her on Jane the Virgin, Pretty Little Liars, CSI: Cyber, Rizzoli & Isles, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia & You’re the Worst.   You can also catch her starring alongside James Franco in “The Adderall Diaries”.

Not only is she just a super awesome lady, but she is a huge activist.  She knows what she believes in and what she stands for and she is willing to intelligently voice her opinion. With all of these amazing characteristics, she still has time to workout and she has a rocking body.  Here is a little insight into the beautiful & talented Gabriela Fresquez. Read more