Kettlebell Suitcase Squats


Level: Beginner Strength Coach & Personal Trainer Rich Thurman from San Francisco’s Xodus Fitness demonstrates the Kettlebell Suitcase Squats. Instructions: Start with the feet just about shoulder width apart and the Kettlebell sitting next to mid foot, slightly towards the heel. Begin to sit straight down into a squat. You may extend one of your […]

Strict Push Up


Level: Beginner/Intermediate Personal Trainer Rich Thurman demonstrates an Intermediate Level Strict Push Up Instructions: Start with hands and knees on the floor/ground with the hands directly under the shoulder joint. Open the fingers for maximum contact with the floor. -Rotate or twist the arms so that your elbow crease is forward and the back of your elbow […]

TRX Pike Flow Video

The TRX is a versatile tool allowing you to train anywhere. All you need is a high anchor point to attach your TRX and you’re good to go. There are tons of exercises and when you mix them into a continuous circuit you can create a cool flow to your workouts. Check out this Pike […]

Sandbag Shouldering Squat


Level: Intermediate/Advanced Personal Trainer Rich Thurman from San Francisco’s Xodus Fitness demonstrates the Sandbag Shouldering Squat with the Onnit Battlebag. Instructions: Start with the bag lengthwise straddling with your legs. Hinge at the hips, bending the knees a bit until you can reach the sandbag. Grab the bag at it’s center point and grip tightly with the […]

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Yoga Practice

Bow Pose – Dhanurasana


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)


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


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)


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)


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)


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 […]


California Spinach Omelet Recipe

During the five years I lived in Thailand I went from making due without a fridge and simply preparing what I need each day to inheriting a fridge, steamer and juicer which has sustained my diet for all of this time. I mainly ate steamed foods or fresh, raw foods unless I was dining out. For this […]

Moroccan Mint Quinoa Salad

The health benefits of quinoa are amazing and the versatility of this seed is equally as amazing. I was trying to find something else to do with my quinoa when I had a bright idea for something interesting. Why not try a cold quinoa dish? I prepared my quinoa and began to just add a […]

Hardy Minestrone Soup

My husband and I bought a juicer a while back and were looking at the amount of leftover pulp thinking “there must be something we can do with this?” So I started looking up ideas for what to do with leftover Pulp. I found some really cool recipe for inspiration. Recently I made a Kale, […]

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 […]

Kale Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Kale Sweet Potato Soup Recipe Ingredients: 4 skinless chicken thighs 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 large leek, chopped 4 celery stalks, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tbsp of seasoning salt 1 tsp cumin ½ tsp dried oregano ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 jalapeno, deseeded […]