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Move of the Month - V-Sits or V-Holds

1. Begin by sitting on a gym mat or on the floor (recommend that you use a mat  though, the floor gets really hard in a hurry).

2. With your arms fully extended in front of you (make sure you’ve got your core tight, chest up high and shoulders back), lean back slightly until you feel your core contract entirely.

3. Once you feel your core tighten, lift your feet off the ground and extend your legs.  Make sure you maintain a strong, tight core.  Do not allow your back to round.  Your body should look like the letter V.  Hold that position for 30 seconds.



FIT TIP OF THE MONTH

Achieving your fitness goals starts with one thing…PLANNING

"No one plans to fail, but they do fail to plan." Here are a few reasons why I think planning is the key to achieving your goals.

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MOVE OF THE MONTH

Opposite Arm And Leg Extensions

This exercise is an excellent exercise to utilize core stability, glute and hamstring muscle contraction as well as shoulder and body weight composition. This exercise can be performed with just your body weight or a dumbbell for a challenge to increase muscle strength.

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RECIPE OF THE MONTH

1 BOWL BLUEBERRY PEACH VEGAN BANANA BREAD

Need something to do with your end of summer fruit? This easy, healthy, 1 bowl blueberry peach vegan banana bread is exactly what you’ve been looking for.

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