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Hip Opening Yoga Flow w/Shauna Nyrose

Hip Opening Yoga Flow w/Shauna Nyrose
 Warm up your tea, lay out your yoga mat and give your body some love as Shauna Nyrose leads you through the perfect Monday night flow.  This yoga flow incorporates a progression of lunges to address tightness in the hip flexors, IT band, outer hips, quadriceps and hamstring.   Great for post run or cycling recovery or just to get into those pesky tight spots! Accessible postures for all levels.  Finish with a 5 minute savasana and maybe a nap;)
 Enjoy~~*

Push Up: Exercise Tips

The pushup is one of my favorite movements thanks to the multiple benefits it has for your body. It challenges your overall strength and can increase your cardio capacity. Some of the major muscles groups (listed below) help strengthen your shoulders and lower back, preventing injuries and lower back pain

Main Muscles Used:

Bicep

Tricep

Core

Anterior Deltoid

Secondary Muscles Used:

Glutes

Posterior Deltoid

Calves

 

Bench Step Ups: Exercise Tips

If you’re looking to shape your glutes and legs, step ups are a great addition to your leg days. This exercise demands energy from your full leg while spiking your heart rate and getting that cardio effect. When performing this exercise, make sure to keep your chest up, core engaged and your knees in alignment with your ankles.

Main Muscles Used:

  • Glutes
  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings

Secondary Muscles Used:

  • Calves
  • Inner thigh
  • Outer thigh
  • Core

 

Star Sit Ups: Exercise Tips

Adding a full body movement to your abdominal exercises is a great way to burn more calories and target various muscles. This abdominal exercise works the whole area including and surrounding your abs, while demanding strength from your arms, legs and back.

Main Muscles Used:

  • Obliques
  • Rectus abdominals
  • Hip flexors

Supporting Muscles:

  • Back
  • Quadriceps
  • Shoulders

 

Tricep Push Ups: Exercise Tips

If you’re looking to challenge your upper body workouts, adding the tricep push up is a great place to start. The tricep muscle not only makes our arms look great, it also works hand in hand with keeping the biceps working properly. A common mistake when performing this exercise is to allow the shoulders to hunch up towards the ears. Make sure to press the shoulders down the back while keeping the elbows close to the ribs.

Main Muscles Used:

  • Tricep
  • Shoulders

Stabilizing Muscles:

  • Core
  • Back
  • Biceps

 

Groin Hoppers: Exercise Tips

If you’re looking for a core exercise that will have your heart rate rising, groin hoppers is the perfect exercise to add to your workout. This exercise demands energy from the full body while exercising the core. Make sure while performing this exercise to fully jump the feet out to starting position and keep the hands firmly placed under the shoulders. 

Main Muscles Used:

  • Core 
  • Hip Flexors
  • Shoulders

Stabilizing Muscles:

  • Back
  • Glutes