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Body Composition Tip 1 - Ditch the Scale

Here’s some good news: You can stop glaring at your bathroom scale. Knowing your body composition ratio is a much more accurate and objective measure of health and fitness than your weight.
 
Weight is an unreliable and often deceptive indicator in measuring your baseline health and the effectiveness of your fitness program because your body weight can change by a lot—day to day, hour by hour—simply from the foods you eat. A salty meal can leave you bloated and unable to button your favorite jeans, and a night of unhealthy foods can leave you constipated and heavier.
 

How to Train Like an Athlete with SAQ

Why SAQ?
Remember how quick and agile you were as a child? You ran flat out on the playground, darting and dodging the other kids in games of tag. You were having fun, but you were also building valuable sport and fitness skills.
 

No More "Pooch" - Tighten Your Natural Weight Belt

Gravity and the process of living cause our innards to droop outward—thus, the pooch. But this is not your destiny. You can tighten the muscles just like a natural girdle, to pull everything back in, for a tight, flat abdominal wall—FLAT from the pelvis to the ribs!
 
TVA—"March"
This version targets the deep stability muscles of the abdominals, plus a little on the sides.  This is an advanced version of the original "TVA Crunch"

Proprioception - The Ultimate in Injury Prevention

Think about your hands. They’re remarkable, aren’t they? Think about all that you do with your hands in a single hour of a single day. Your hands react instinctively, with great precision, to hundreds of tasks and actions in the span of a single hour.  Your proprioceptive awareness is best demonstrated in your hands.
 
Proprioceptive awareness is a close cousin to kinesthetic awareness. Here’s how they are related:

Signature Moves - The Hill Squat

High and Tight!
These are my favorite squats on the planet!  Believe it or not, the hillside provides a stable and effective platform for working the glutes and hamstrings, especially the area where the two meet—that’s the “high and tight” effect. You’ll never get this kind of result doing squats on a gym floor.

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