Jul 17 2017

Three Things to Know About Morning Grind Boot Camp

Unlike other outdoor exercise like running that focus on repetitive movement, boot camp classes offer tons of variety in exercises and modifications for each exercise depending on strength, endurance, or physical limitations

Jul 10 2017

Does Running Out of Mimosas Count as Cardio?

New Personal Trainer at the Yards, Joe O’Connor, weighs in on how and when you should be doing your cardio! It’s a question passed down through antiquity; since the times of the gladiatorial battles to the turn of the 20th century strongman popularity. Okay maybe not THAT old, but might as well be; people are…more

Jul 3 2017

The Importance of Shin Angle and Ankle Mobility

I want to start this section off by saying no squat is “perfect”. Squat patterns change on a case to case basis due to differing limb and torso lengths since no two people are the same. That being said, there are definite movements patterns everyone should do to maximize muscle growth, improve strength, and avoid injury.

Jun 27 2017

Coconut Oil: Great For Your Cuticles, Not For Your Ticker.

If you have social media, you probably noticed the frenzy caused by USA Today’s article about coconut oil not being healthy after the American Heart Association released a report advising against the use of it. So, more conflicting information on the internet about what is good for us and what isn’t!

May 30 2017

Yoga With the Nats!

We took the field for the third year of Yoga In The Outfield this Sunday with the Washington Nationals!