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Form Friday: Wall-band Sprinter Skip Lunge Hops

Happy Form Friday, Everyone! Today, I will be showing you the Wall-band Sprinter Skip Lunge Hops! This is a SUPER fun exercise, but it can be a little awkward if you're not set-up right. Also, in the past, I have seen a little confusion. So, let's get you set-up!

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Form Friday: High Plank Kick Throughs

Happy Form Friday! Today I will be explaining a full-body exercise that will work your shoulders, core and glutes; while adding cardio to your workout! I am describing the High Plank Kick Throughs! Now, let's get you set-up!

GETTING INTO POSITION

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Form Friday: Band Plank Side Tucks

Happy Form Friday, Everyone! Today I will be reviewing a partner core exercise. It is the Band Plank Side Tucks! Make sure you have a buddy and a band! Let's get you set-up!

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Mindset Monday: What’s your WATT?

Hey guys,
Carl The Servant here form Pure Form PFT, with your #MindsetMonday.

What’s your Watt?
We live in a dark world. There’s a lot of darkness in the world surrounding us each day. When we look around the media from Facebook to the news to just our daily commute. We see negative, pain, hurt. But, listen guys, we all have some light. Some of our lights are REALLY bright! Some of our lights are 200 WATT!!!! And some lights are only 15 Watts…

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Form Friday: TRX Pendulum Swings

Happy Form Friday, Everyone! Today I will be reviewing the TRX Pendulum Swings! This is a fantastic core exercise! Let's get you set-up!

GETTING INTO POSITION
First, a quick reminder of the fundamentals of setting up with your toes in the TRX straps.

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Form Friday: Sandbag Lateral Squats

Happy Form Friday, Friends! This week, I will be reviewing the Sandbag Lateral Squats! This is an awesome leg exercise, so make sure you challenge yourself with the weight you select. Now, let's get you set-up!

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When you perform this exercise, make sure you work both legs. I will demonstrate one side only.

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Form Friday: Sprinter Skips

Happy Form Friday, Everyone!

Today I will be going over a great cardio exercise! It is the Sprinter Skips!

You want to push your pace on this exercise, but if you are new to Sprinter Skips, focus on your form first; then pace. Make sure execute this exercise on both sides. Today, I will be showing you the left-side only.

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Form Friday: Abs Sweeps

Happy Form Friday, Friends! This week, I will review a Pure Form PFT exercise. It is the Abs Sweeps. This is a great core exercise! If performed properly, this exercise is deceptively hard.

For our PFT classes, this exercise is on our Tuesday's workout.

Let's get you set-up!

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Form Friday: TRX Reverse Fly

Happy Form Friday on this first Friday of December! Today, I breakdown TRX Reverse Flyes! This is an awesome exercise that works your rear Deltoids. This exercise is on PFT's Friday workout for this month.

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Form Friday: TRX Circuit

Hey, Everyone! Happy Form Friday on this last day of November!

First off, I want to give a HUGE “Happy Birthday” to our West Sac. Head Trainer, Michael! If you haven't already, please reach out to him and wish him a VERY Happy Birthday! Michael is a vital part, of not only the West Sac. location, but to the entire PFT family. Happy Birthday, Michael!

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Form Friday: TRX Inverted Row

Happy Form Friday, Everyone, on this Black Friday! I hope everyone had a blessed Thanksgiving! At PFT, we want you to know that we are thankful for all of our members! You enrich PFT and you are the reason PFT thrives! Without you, there is no PFT. Thank you for blessing us!

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Form Friday: Standing Side Double Tucks

For this week's Form Friday, I am going over a FUN, core exercise! If done properly, your obliques are going to get an amazing workout! This exercise is on PFT's Tuesday and Thursday workouts. Let's get you set-up!

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Form Friday: Oblique Crunch Sit-ups

Hello, Friends! Happy Form Friday! Today we're reviewing Oblique Crunch Sit-ups. This is a newer core exercise on our PFT Tuesday and Thursday workouts. Let's get you set-up!

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Form Friday: Single-Leg Bench Hip Thrusters

This week, for Form Friday, I will review the single-leg Bench Hip (or butt) Thrusters! This is an EXCELLENT exercise for building your glutes!

If you are a PFT member, this is on our Friday's workout for the month of October. Let's get you set-up!

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Form Friday: Bench Twists

Happy Form Friday, Friends! I have another core exercise for you! In this blog, I will be explaining Bench Twists! If you are a PFT member, this exercise is on our Friday's workout for the month of October. Let's get you set-up!

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Form Friday: Sandbag A-frame Liberty Curls

Since this is AB-tober month, for this Form Friday, I will explain another great core exercise: the Sandbag A-frame Liberty Curls (with a sandbag placed on your feet). Essentially, this movement is a full sit-up.

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Form Friday: Alternating Super(man) Toe Touches

This is another amazing core exercise and is very similar to the Alternating Star Toe Touches. If you have not seen this instructional video, please search our blog section for it!

The Alternating Super Toe Touches is an exercise on PFT's Tuesday's and Thursday's workouts for the month of October.

Let's get you set up!

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Form Friday: Pick Pockets

Pick Pockets are a great core exercise! You will be doing both sides, but let's start on the left-side and get you set-up!

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Form Friday: 1-arm Dumbbell Bench Plank Row

The Bench Plank Row is an amazing exercise that works your back and core muscles at the same time! Let's get you set-up!

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Form Friday: TRX Hip Rockers

Hello, Friends! This week, I will breakdown the steps for completing the TRX Hip Rockers! This is a fantastic core exercise, if completed successfully. Let's get you set-up!

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Form Friday: Sandbag Stiff-legged Deadlift

Hello, Friends! This week, I'll review the step-by-step process for completing a Sandbag Stiff-legged Deadlift! This is on your Monday's workout. Now, let's set you up for success! 

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FORM FRIDAY: TRX Alternating Knee to Chest

TRX Official Name: Alternating Suspended Knee Tucks

TRX exercises can be difficult; but hopefully by dissecting this exercise, we'll help make it a little easier! Let's set you up for success!

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Form Friday: Bench Split Squats

Happy Friday, Friends! This week, I will be going over Split Squats using a bench. If you are a Pure Form PFT member, this is on your Wednesday's workout.

Setting-up properly for Split Squats is one of the most important things for this exercise! It can mean the difference between staying injury-free, or causing injury. Let's go over this together, so you are set-up for success!

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Form Friday: Alternating Star Toe Touches

Hey, PFT Family! Here is another Form Friday edition! Today we are going over the Alternating Star Toe Touches. This is on your Tuesday's workout. Now, let's get you set-up for success!

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Form Friday: Curtsy Squats

At PFT, the most important thing is form! If it's on-point, it will reflect in your progress and keep you injury free! Today, let's go over the TRX Curtsy Squats!

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Form Friday: Alternating Reverse Twist-ups

This exercise is from Tuesday's workout. Essentially, the movement you will be performing is a reverse curl with an oblique kick at the top. Let's keep that in mind and set-up for success!

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Form Friday: Free Band Double Triceps Extensions

When clients are asked which areas of the physique they would like to improve; the triceps are commonly mentioned. Let's make sure you're on the right track and set you up for success!

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Form Friday: Wall Band Burly Tucks

You can achieve great results with this core exercise, but only if your form is correct. Let's make  sure you're on the right track!

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Form Friday: Single Arm Free-Band Bent-Over Row

You can work out, or you can work out with Pure Form. Proper form prevents injury and lets you get the most out of the effort you're putting in. Learn the right way to do the Single Arm Free-Band Bent-Over Row from Renée, our trainer at PureForm PFT West Sacramento.

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Form Friday: Double Press to Triceps Extension

You do it all the time, but are you doing it right? Renee teaches us how to do the double press to triceps extension safely, plus a couple of modifications.

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Form Friday: An extra stretch to help your recovery!

In case you’ve ever wondered how to effectively increase your flexibility without spending an extra hour in some other class.

Before you stretch, make sure you are warmed up! Never stretch a cold muscle. If you include this stretching routine after every workout, it will help!

First off this is active/resistance stretching. This type of stretching is done in a way that allows your body to stretch itself as you push and pull the muscles.

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Form Friday: Adding to your Core Work!

We do a lot of core work here at PFT! In fact, even when we aren’t doing a specific core move, we are still working our core for stability during 100% of all the moves at PFT!!! And often times you will hear your trainer saying pull your belly button toward the floor or “tuck it”.

So today I want to talk about two things: The Belly Scoop: how to do it, and how to incorporate it into everything we do at PFT.

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Form Friday: Light Up Your Core!

Let’s talk about ‘core’ work!

Do you know what your core is? Do you know how to activate it? The answers to these questions are important because they are the difference in getting an amazing workout, and getting what you think is an amazing workout when actually you’re just flailing around for 20 seconds.

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Form Friday: The 3 Mechanisms of Muscle Growth & Biceps Curls Done Right!

Have you ever wondered, "why" we do "what" we do at PFT? Is there a method to the madness?!!! You bet your core of steel and sweet biceps peaks there is!

When it comes to building muscle, there are three proven mechanisms for hypertrophy (enlargement of muscle tissue). All of which, can work together to build that jaw dropping, knee buckling and well earned aesthetic masterpiece.

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Form Friday: So why the 10 second interval?

What makes Interval Training so Awesome and why is starting at the “Beep Beep” so important?

“3,2,1… GO!!!” How many times have you heard that at PFT?! Just think how many times your trainer has said that?! Well there is a reason we count down so you are ready to GO right when the Beeper Beeps LOL!

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Form Friday: Lateral Pushup to Row

Push-ups and rows are a staple in any workout program. Done correctly, both of these exercises can potentially build strength, endurance, and power in the upper body. In the lateral push-up, one side (the working side) performs about 90% of the work, while the other side (the non-working side) really only helps to keep you stable through the movement. When these exercises are combined, the additional challenge of core stability is presented. However, to get the maximum benefit, both of these movements must be performed with Pure Form in a coordinated effort. 

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Form Friday: Spideys

Hey PFT Family! I just wanted to share with you the proper form and cues you can give yourself for a couple great core moves we are doing this month at PFT! 

The “Regular” and “Dark” Spidey. These functional and focused core moves are great ways to add stability, form and taper to your torso. We all like the thought of a trim waist and lean hips right?! This move, done correctly, will help you strengthen your core for better function in ALL your movements, not just your PFT moves!

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