VIDEOS

Kettlebell Goblet Squat

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Level: Intermediate Personal Trainer Rich Thurman from San Francisco’s Xodus Fitness demonstrates an Intermediate Level Kettlebell Goblet Squat. Instructions: Start with the feet about shoulder width apart with arms holding the kettlebell by the sides of the handle (also known as the horns). -Press the forearms against the kettlebell and bring it to your chest, squeezing […]

Bodyweight Squat

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

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 […]

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. […]

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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

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, […]

Three *NEW* Green Smoothie Recipes

The Green Smoothie Revolution will not be televised. We launched a 30 day challenge on Feb 1st, 2011, but you can start your green smoothie challenge at any time. The challenge is simple. You don’t have to diet. You don’t have to take anything out of your daily diet. Just add a green smoothie to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]