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18 Feb
Jen Jaxon

There are a lot of reasons crunches could cause neck pain, but a lot of them can be corrected with good form. One of my favorite fitness instructors, Colleen Palomaa, used to say, “Remember, we aren’t working out our neck, we are working out our ABS. Don’t pull on your neck.”
And she was absolutely right. Many times, in our attempt to do a move, we compensate for lack of strength by using other muscles to “get there”, and then we aren’t using abs at all, we are pulling on our neck. This is not only a waste of our time because we aren’t really working any muscles, but you can also potentially injure yourself and DEFINITELY cause yourself unneeded pain.

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16 Feb
Jason Long

Even when you work inside a gym facility, there’s always that handful of members you see every single day who bring you joy and put a huge smile on your face. So in a virtual fitness community, it’s incredible when you have members who can do that day in and day out over virtual space….

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12 Feb
Jen Jaxon

Who doesn’t love a good MUFFIN? I am not strictly Gluten-Free in my meal plan, but with a large number of my family being Celiac, over time I have discovered the LESS gluten I eat, the better I feel. When I have a good recipe that isn’t super complicated, I tend to make it a lot and share it with everyone.

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01 Feb
Jason Long

We are so excited to welcome our newest member, Paula Bowen of North Carolina. Paula has been with us through several challenges and hopped into a few classes before we started the CYL Virtual Gym, but decided once we got things rolling here that she would plant her feet firmly in our community. Mother of…

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