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    Single-Leg S. Ball Hip Thrusts

    Why you must add this exercise to your glute routine: Unlike bilateral hip thrusts (w/ both legs on the floor), single-leg hip thrusts enable 100% focus on each glute through working them separately. Unilateral (single leg, single arm) movements force all muscles in the targeted area to be activated to keep the body from falling over. Bilateral movements, on the other hand, require less balance, thus less muscle activation, equaling limited muscle development. Lastly, the above movement is a 3-in-one exercise. Contrary to bilateral hip thrusts, the balance element of single-leg stability ball hip thrusts puts additional stress on the glutes, thighs, and abs. Equipment needed: SylviaAs an athlete for…

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    Today’s Workout – Cardio Pilates Home Workout

    I workout at home one to two days per week because of my crazy work/college/parenting schedule. PopSugar is my current go-to home workout medium. The cardio pilates video below gave me the sweat/muscle-stimulating fix I needed today. The first half of the workout, about 20 minutes, is a brief warm-up followed by cardio. I began sweating about 5 minutes in; not bad. The second half of the workout is pilates strength moves, mostly for the core. This was a simple effective workout. And, it’s free on PopSugar.com or YouTube, so you broke single moms, college students, or money-conscious people won’t spend a penny to break a sweat. SylviaAs an athlete…

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    Previous Quotes: SylviaAs an athlete for over 17 years and a broke single mom for most of that time, I created this site to aid not only broke single parents to a life of fitness, but anyone who believes the road to fitness requires a lot of cash or time. In reality, the way to fitness is paved with knowledge and firm principles; teaching readers how to master both is the goal of this site.

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    View this post on Instagram Handstand practice. It's hard mastering a freeform HS hold w/ no spotter whatsoever. Instructional videos always include a spotter-assisted phase. Air is my spotter … well my core is, really. Still working on it. #adultgymnastics #handstands #calisthenics #bodyweight #fitness #exercise #fitmom #gymnastics #handstand A post shared by @ sylviapetrofit on Oct 22, 2017 at 11:55am PDT   SylviaAs an athlete for over 17 years and a broke single mom for most of that time, I created this site to aid not only broke single parents to a life of fitness, but anyone who believes the road to fitness requires a lot of cash or time.…