VIDEOS

Sandbag Hip Hinge

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Level: Beginner Strength Coach & Personal Trainer Rich Thurman of San Francisco based fitness company Xodus Fitness demonstrates a Sandbag Hip Hinge with the Onnit Battlebag. Instructions: Hold the Sandbag in the racked position close to the chest. Squeeze the shoulder blades back and pull the arms apart as if you’re trying to tear the Battlebag in […]

Kettlebell Strict Press

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Level: Beginner Strength Coach & Personal Trainer Rich Thurman from San Francisco’s Xodus Fitness demonstrates the Kettlebell Strict Press Instructions: Start with the feet just about shoulder width apart and the Kettlebell in the Racked Position. Begin by opening the elbow away from the bottom until the forearm and upper arm are in line with the body. […]

Pushup to T and Reach

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Level: Advanced Personal Trainer Rich Thurman from San Francisco demonstrates an Advanced level Pushup to T and Reach. Instructions: Start with hands directly under the shoulders like the Strict Pushup -Engage the core and keep a completely flat position of the back in a plank position. -Slowly descend bending the elbows. -Push back upwards into a planked […]

Bodyweight Sumo Squat

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Level: Beginner Personal Trainer Yana Ibrahim from San Francisco’s Xodus Fitness demonstrates an Beginner level Bodyweight Sumo Squat Instructions: Start with the feet outside of shoulder width apart and arms by your sides. Feet pointing slightly outward. – Begin to sit straight down into a squat. You may extend your arms for balance and stability. […]

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Yoga Practice

Bow Pose – Dhanurasana

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Level: Beginner San Francisco Personal Trainer and Yoga Instructor Yana demonstrates Bow Pose. Instructions: Lie prone on the mat with the arms by side of body. As you exhale, bend the knees and place hands on the ankles. Keep knees hip width apart throughout the pose. Inhale and strongly kick back the feet towards the […]

Supported Shoulder Stand (Salamba Sarvangasana)

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Level: Intermediate Yogi and Coach Yana Ibrahim of Xodus Fitness in San Francisco demonstrates a Supported Shoulder stand. Instructions: Lie supine on the mat. Keeping legs together with feet and knees touching, lift the legs off the mat. Straighten and firm up the leg muscles (legs are perpendicular to the mat). Keeping the belly and […]

Cobra Pose – Bhujangasana

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Yogi and San Francisco based Personal Trainer Yana demonstrates Cobra Pose. Instructions: Lie prone on the mat with legs extended and the top of the feet touching the mat. Bring hands (palms facing down) next to your chest with your elbows tucked in. As you inhale, begin to lift the chest off the floor without […]

Wheel Pose (Cakrasana)

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Level: Intermediate Yogi and Fitness Coach Yana of Xodus Fitness in San Francisco demonstrates Wheel Pose. Instructions: Lie supine on the mat. Bend your knees and place feet on the floor, bringing the heels as close to the buttocks as possible (feet should remain parallel to mat). Bend your elbow and place palms next  to […]

Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

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Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana) Level: Beginner/Intermediate Instructions: Start with your hands and knees on the mat. Hands slightly wider than shoulders-width and fingers spread out with index finger parallel to the mat. -Bring knees directly under the hips. -As you exhale, slowly lift your knees away from the mat. -Before straightening-out the knees, […]

Upward Facing Dog (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana)

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Level: Beginner/Intermediate Yoga Instructor and Personal Trainer Yoga of Xodus Fitness in San Francisco demonstrates Upward Facing Dog. Instructions: Start by lying prone with top of the feet on the mat. Bend elbows and place palms flat on the mat next to your waist (forearms are almost perpendicular to the mat when you straighten your […]

Recipes

Apple Kale Power Juice Recipe

Kale is very popular these days. It’s packed very dense with tons of healthy nutrients. As a matter of fact it’s one of the most nutrient dense Greens available. So my husband and I been playing around with ways to get more Kale into our diet, so we picked up a juicer. It’s been fun […]

Sweet Potato Burger

The Sweet Potato is a magical thing. I can recall being a young boy and my grandmother making Sweet Potato Pie. Now my sister has taken over those responsibilities and she’s performed admirably. But nothing beats Grandma’s pies. Those days are gone, but the Sweet Potato still remains. What I didn’t know at the time […]

Incredible Hulk Protein Power Pancakes

Hey guys, I’ve been experimenting with my pancakes. I don’t think any pancake I make has ever been the same. I’m always trying something new; adding something, tweaking something, finding new supplements to add. I’ve been trying to get more holistic with my choice of protein powder and through my exploration, I’ve settled on a […]

2 Ingredient Green Protein Pancake Recipe

I came across this awesome recipe from Food Matters and decided to try it out with a twist. I know, I know… The title says this protein pancake has just 2 Ingredient because the original post by Food Matters only had two ingredients. (Banana and Egg). I decided to add a couple of optional ingredients […]

5 More Green Smoothie Recipes

Green Smoothies have changed my life. My body feels better and seems to function on more of a consistent rhythm. Family and friends have all tried them and they have enjoyed them tremendously. Reports back are all positive and many say they can’t see going back to life without a Green Smoothie a day. It’s […]