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“What the Tuck” – Fix that Anatomy in Barre Fitness Classes

In my recent blog Let’s Challenge 3 Barre Fitness Class Misconceptions, I did not speak of the infamous “tuck” position found in some barre classes. I felt that this position shouldn’t be lumped together with other misconceptions, but rather discussed on its own. So this week, let’s investigate this position.

Exercise Science for Fit Pros: Understanding Muscle Anatomy

I’ll be the first to admit, when I was sitting in a huge lecture hall years ago trying to memorize all the different bones in the skull (there are 22 by the way), I hated anatomy. I had trouble remembering all the different bones. Muscle origins and insertions were completely incomprehensible

How to Avoid Foot Injuries in Barre Fitness Classes

Recently, I have been asked by several barre instructors why I do not believe in training participants to be in a forced arch with knees driven over the feet while pulsing rapidly for a lengthy period of time. I believe this position overly compromises the functionality of the body, thus creating a