Personal Training News: The Core Muscles

The Core Muscles “Tighten your core” is a phrase we hear or see these days. However, your core muscles are a lot more than your abdominals and tight belly. Your core muscles are a group of 35+ muscles that connect your spine to your pelvis and legs. Some of the main muscles groups are your…

HB Performance: Muscle Hypertrophy

Monthly Focus: Muscle Hypertrophy Hypertrophy means increasing the size of the muscle.   Muscular hypertrophy executed properly has a host of benefits for everyone including: Increased work capacity Better posture Functionality during daily tasks or work-related effort Great looking body Increased metabolic rate (burn more calories throughout the day!) Workouts at a Glance Drop Sets Super…

Fullerton Personal Trainer Manya Koretoff

Health & Fitness Trainer Highlight: FULLERTON FAMILY YMCA Background Manya believes exercise should be enjoyable, functional and purposeful.   With an extensive background in “peer coaching”, she takes her passion for serving others to another level by helping her clients understand what hinders their progress and then assisting them in achieving their health and fitness goals. …

HB Performance: Body Composition

HB Performance October Highlights Monthly Focus: Body Composition Reducing fat mass and increasing lean body mass Benefits of increasing lean body mass: Increases metabolism Stronger bones Elevates mood Better immune system Overall long-term health Combats obesity and Type II Diabetes Workouts at a Glance: Conditioning Circuits EMOM’s Fat Burning Supersets Pyramid Workouts Interval Training  …

September HB Performance: Strength

HB Performance Highlights Focus of the month: Strength   Being strong makes everything easier from bringing in groceries, carrying kids, to even moving furniture. Increasing strength also enhances movement economy, which means you will be less tired from work all day or a trip to Disneyland.   Other benefits of Strength Training: Increase metabolism Stronger,…

September PT News: Running and Glutes

Runners and Glutes: More than Just a Nice Shape People are often doing exercises to improve the shape and look of their glutes. However, for runners strengthening your glutes gives you more than just a nice shape. Your glutes have 3 different sets of gluteal muscles: Gluteus Minimus, Gluteus Medius, and Gluteus Maximus. Your two smaller…

Camp ELK

    Summer of SOY at Camp E.L.K.   As school kicks off and summer winds down, we look back at all the fun adventures and children we served at Camp ELK this year. Over the summer, students from across Southern California joined us at Camp ELK to explore nature, build friendships, find themselves, and…

August Huntington Beach Performance News

Monthly Focus: Muscle Hypertrophy Hypertrophy means increasing the size of the muscle.   Muscular hypertrophy executed properly has a host of benefits for everyone including: Increased work capacity Better posture Functionality during daily tasks or work-related effort Great looking body Increased metabolic rate (burn more calories throughout the day!) Workouts at a Glance Drop Sets Super…