Health and Fitness Studios Are Now Allowed To Reopen

Good News! Designer Fitness will reopen on Monday, June 1 – with new safeguards and procedures. As a personal fitness studio owner focused on your health as an individual, I’m adding safeguards that exceed the CDC guidelines on social distancing and sanitization. ...

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ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 19

ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 19

Big Ball Exercises that Engage the Whole Body These exercises are great if you are short on time. If you do them correctly (with the “Me” posture) you’ll engage your whole body for a quick “pick me up” for energy! Big Ball Standing Squat Triceps Roll Out Outer Thigh...

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ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 18

ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 18

Big Ball for the Upper Body and Core By using correct posture and alignment we get the perfect workout to strengthen our upper body and core. Pullback with Big Ball Wall Push-Ups with Big Ball Big Ball Core Lift Big Ball Push-Ups from Knees Pelvic Tilt: Head/Shoulders...

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ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 17

ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 17

Exercises that Focus: Hamstring, Inner Thigh and Abdominals These exercises address some of the common lower body weaknesses we develop as a result of everyday repetitive movements done wrong (that is, sitting improperly with legs rotated out, feet tucked, back...

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ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 16

ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 16

Exercise to Get the Blood Flowing Adding a Big Ball will intensify your workout. Check posture, alignment and shorten the Range of Motion, until you feel comfortable.Here, less is more: It’s better to do two great repetitions rather than more, using the wrong muscles...

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ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 15

ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 15

My Favorite Balancing Sequence Individual imbalances develop as a result of our lifestyles and as we age. With the “Me” System, we use correct posture and alignment as a point of reference (or “zero point”) to define a Range of Motion. The following sequence is...

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ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 14

ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 14

Adding Weights to the “Me” System By now you have discovered that you are the most important piece of equipment in your exercise program. Always maintain correct posture and alignment when incorporating any form of resistance. This time we will add free weights to the...

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ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 13

ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 13

Upper Body Band Exercise: You Can Do it Anywhere! These exercises can help to establish and maintain good upper body posture. They are truly “portable”: you can perform them in a hotel room or in your office. Extended Arm Pullback: Band Around Pole Bent Arm Pullback:...

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ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 12

ME Everyday: Daily Routine, Day 12

Measuring Our Progress We started with these simple movement patterns to help us create a baseline for good posture in our everyday activities. Let’s see how our posture and Range of motion has improved! Good Standing Posture Trunk Rotation: Sitting on Big Ball...

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