The "Iron Cross" is a great post workout total body stretch for runners, Olympic lifters, martial artists & weight lifters. It will stretch the chest, hips & low back muscles while relaxing the body on the foam roll. Have a question? Click here... Ask The Trainer!
By Julio A. Salado., NSCA-CPT., U.S.A.W. Performance Coach www.fitnessfoundry.net Disclaimer: Please see your doctor if you have any pain in your shoulder. This article is meant to be informative and not a form of treatment. Snap and POP! What happened to my bicep? A young man explains he was only reaching for his whey [...]
Slides are great for lengthening and strengthening muscles through low impact & HIGH intensity workouts. In this video you will exercise your gluteus, quadriceps, hamstrings, inner thighs, chest and core muscles! Simple but challenging bodyweight circuit. Have a question? Click Here... Ask The Trainer!
No gym required for this total body workout! Incorporate Turkish Get Up, Spiderman Pushups, Split Jumps, Diamond Pushups & Touchdown Jumping Jacks for a challenging circuit. Instead of reps try 25 seconds for each exercise for 4 rounds. Have a question? Click here... Ask The Trainer!
Overcoming Training Plateaus: TRX Side Plank The Mental Factor. by Julio A. Salado., NSCA-CPT., USAW Coach Although our thoughts are processed in the brain, I believe our mind is in our heart. This is evident when an individual’s determination fuels them enough to push them over the finish line of a marathon. This [...]
Bosu Kneeling Core Exercise Are you revisiting a past fitness goal? Congratulations on not giving up and read on! This article is written to save you time, frustration, energy and money. I want to stop you from self-sabotaging your fitness goals! Training for any goals takes physical and mental “Discipline”, contrary to what [...]
Functional training is fun, challenging and effective in improving one's quality of life at any age! In this video series, my octogenarian athlete performs different models of fitness ranging from reactive training with a stability ball , power exercise with a body bar and a cable triple extension exercise. Athletic movements that can be done [...]
On December 9th, 2013 I was featured in Boston.com "Work it out, Boston" Series. Host by Alexa Pozniak. The holidays are here, which means the annual weight battle has begun. Sweet treats and festive snacks are threatening to expand your waistline, but don't let them! Julio Salado, owner of Fitness Foundry personal training, shows off [...]
On November 25th, 2013 I was featured in Boston.com "Work it out, Boston" Series. Host by Alexa Pozniak. For many runners, "turkey trot" races act as the perfect appetizer to Thanksgiving dinner. But before the starting gun goes off, it's important to warm up those muscles in order to avoid injury, particularly in the cold [...]
Prevent knee pain and shin splints with this time efficient and challenge mini band workout. You will workout your hips with mini band monster walks variations including "monster hops" and finish with a mini band scapular push ups. This circuit is great for the veteran runner to the weekend jogger. For more health and fitness " [...]