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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 […]

4 Kettlebell Squat Moves You Should be Doing

The squat is one of the most fundamental moves in all of exercise. It is the foundation for so many functional patterns in life and should be a part of everyone’s workout regime. Kettlebells have grown in popularity over the years, but have been around for ages. This popularity unfortunately lends itself to overzealous beginners […]

Frog Push Up – Quad Pushup

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Level: Intermediate Personal Trainer Rich Thurman demonstrates an Intermediate Level Frog Push Up (Quad Pushup) Instructions: Start with hands and knees on the floor/ground with the hands directly under the shoulder joint and knees directly under the hips. Finger tips should be facing inward towards each other. Open the fingers for maximum contact with the […]

Kettlebell Racked Squat

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Level: Intermediate Personal Trainer Rich Thurman from San Francisco’s Xodus Fitness demonstrates an Intermediate level Kettlebell Racked Squat. Instructions: Start with the feet about shoulder width apart with the Kettlebell in the “racked” position (elbow down and ball of the kettlebell resting in the groove between the forearm and biceps). -Engage the upper/mid back, bringing the scapula […]

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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

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, […]

Quinoa Apple Muesli

As a personal trainer, clients often ask me what should I eat after workouts or after my run? If you’re looking for wheat free, gluten free, low sugar and low calorie option packed with fiber, protein, calcium and loads of other great nutrients essential for fat loss and weight loss, look no further than this […]

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 […]

Carrot Apple Juice Muffins: What to do with Juicer Pulp

Juice pulp just thrown out into the trash or compost seemed like such a waste. I mean, all that fiber just sitting there when it could be helping you increase your daily fiber intake, cholesterol levels and health? There’s nothing like Home Made. You can control all the ingredients and improve the overall health of […]

Hemp Monkey: Post Workout Protein Shake

Whipped up this post workout recovery shake the other day. If you like Chocolate then you’ll love this recipe. And when I say love, I mean Loooooove. The only sweetness comes from the added banana. I prefer to use very basic protein powders over the highly processed protein powders out there. I’m not a vegetarian, […]