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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 […]

2 Awesome Fat Burning Workout Finishers

Fat Burning and losing weight are typically the goals of most people who workout these days. Often times I tell my clients that losing weight should not be the primary objective, but to burn fat and reduce inches should be the target. What I find however is that most people are not working nearly as hard to […]

TRX Upper Body Flow Workout

The TRX is a very popular tool to use these days. Suspension training provides a unique opportunity to train anywhere. Train while on vacation or at a local park. I’m always looking for new ideas to add to my fitness sessions in the San Francisco Bay Area. Check out this new TRX flow sequence I […]

Kettlebell Suitcase Squats

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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 […]

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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

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 […]

Popeye Power Smoothie

If you’re gonna have a green smoothie challenge then you’ve gotta do it right. Here’s one of my personal favorites smoothies to do. This one is excellent for overall health. It’s a great way to get spinach into your diet and help you lose some body fat. Recipe: 1-2 Cups Spinach 1 Red Apple 1 […]

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 […]

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 […]