Recovery

HIIT Workout 2: New Challenge!

By |2019-10-07T09:40:44-06:00June 22nd, 2019|Challenges, Health, Recovery, Videos, Weight Training|

Try another one of my fun, fat-blasting HIIT style workouts this week and report back by commenting below! Did you make it through? Be sure to follow me on social media (Facebook, Instagram) for more posts like this! #butdidyoudie 😂🤣 Jog - 1 minute [...]

Exercises and Stretches for Improving Posture

By |2019-10-07T09:39:49-06:00June 21st, 2019|Flexibility, Pre & Post Natal, Recovery, Videos, Weight Training|

Exercises to Improve Your Posture Improve Your Posture with 5 Easy Exercises Watch the video to see examples of the following exercises, which help to strengthen your posterior delts, back and erectors to pull your body upright and correct posture. These are even effective and safe during pregnancy, when your body naturally falls forward [...]

Self Care! 3 Ways to Help Your Body Recover from Intense Training

By |2019-10-07T09:38:04-06:00June 15th, 2019|Contest Prep, Flexibility, Health, Pre & Post Natal, Recovery, Weight Training|

I extend another challenge to you this week, and I bet it's not one you expect! However you would be surprised to know how many of my clients struggle with this portion of their JG Fit Online Training Programs. The Challenge: Self Care Help Your Body Recover From Intense Training That's right, no [...]

Leg Day Challenge! Why Building Hamstrings Is So Important

By |2019-10-11T10:46:49-06:00June 7th, 2019|Challenges, Hamstrings, Recovery, Videos, Weight Training, Weightloss|

Hamstrings Priority Workout Why Everyone Should Have This Day In Their Split So your goal is to have less cellulite, build a bigger butt or thicker legs? If more cardio or training glutes and quads is your focus, you aren't wrong! But often people naturally have weak and undeveloped hamstrings, so adding this [...]

3rd Trimester Stretches from Standing Position

By |2019-10-07T09:00:04-06:00January 11th, 2019|Flexibility, Health, Julie's Personal Journey, Pre & Post Natal, Recovery, Videos|

It is extremely common for expecting mothers to experience hip, back and neck pain, particularly in their 3rd trimester. Many of my pregnant clients find these stretches help ease some of their discomfort, often allowing them to continue training. However, in the final months of gestation, be kind to yourself! Accept that you [...]

How to Self-Diagnose and Treat Diastasis Recti

By |2019-10-07T08:35:25-06:00August 4th, 2018|Fitness, Health, Julie's Personal Journey, Pre & Post Natal, Recovery, Resources, Videos, Weight Training|

Diastasis recti abdominis or DRA is when the two rectus abdominis muscles become separated along the linea alba or the fibrous band of tissue that runs from the bottom of the sternum (xiphoid process) to the symphysis pubis. How to check for diastasis recti (watch my youtube video!): [...]

How to Strengthen, Stretch and Release the Iliopsoas Muscle

By |2019-10-07T08:28:05-06:00October 13th, 2017|Fitness, Flexibility, Health, Recovery, Resources, Videos|

Relieve back pain using these easy techniques you can do right at home. Fix your back pain with my advice! If you are recovering from a car accident or sport impact injury, or spend hours a day sitting, you are very likely to have the common issue of a tight psoas muscle. [...]

Warming Up

By |2019-10-07T04:09:02-06:00February 5th, 2016|Fitness, Recovery, Videos, Weight Training|

Julie Germaine, 2x WBFF Pro Fitness Model Champion, Photo Mark Bradfield In a rush and tempted to skip your warm-up and head straight to the dumbbells? Wait! You might not realize it now, but taking time to ease your body into training can actually help you get that 6-pack you've always wanted! Looking great is a reward [...]