(781) 454-8500
bruce.coach@gmail.com

Category: Exercise How To’s

Created with Sketch.

Dumbbell Row Video Blog

As I began reviewing my early instructional videos I was quite pleased to see that I had released this video early on to reflect the importance I place on performing pulling movement patterns. The dumbbell row is a horizontal pulling pattern designed to stimulate drawing your shoulder blades down and in. This helps to counter…
Read more

Front Plank Video

Today‚Äôs video demonstrates the first series of exercises our clients perform to develop core stability. To me core stability simply means having no movement in your spine while resisting either extension (the hips dropping towards the floor causing a caving in of the spine), lateral flexion (the side of your body resisting caving in to…
Read more

Split Squat Video

I believe that this demonstration of the split squat was the first video we posted on Facebook. I chose to start with this exercise because of the importance I place on lower body strength training with my clients and in my own workouts. At this stage of life there is nothing more important to me…
Read more

How We Train For Successful Aging (Video)

Last January I was approached by Jill Ramsdell, the Engage Life Director at Atria Merrimack Place in Newburyport, to help make the fitness classes at this senior living community better. Jill had come to realize that the classes need to include more exercises that targetted core strength, mobility and balance for her senior residents. And…
Read more

Add Some Power To Your Workout (Video)

One of the most neglected components of fitness training for the general public is power development. We tend to think of power– strength training at high speeds– as being for athletes only. As I wrote in the Los Angeles Times in 2008, every time we get out of a chair, climb stairs or react to…
Read more

Upper Body Pushing (Video)

Our final video in our series “If You Don’t Take Care of Your Body Where Are You Going To Live?”

Upper Body Pulling for Better Posture (Video)

The 4th video in our “If You Don’t Take Care of Your Body Where Are You Going To Live?” series shows you exercises to offset the bad posture we all develop living in a digital world. Learning to do these exercises which help pull your shoulder blades down and in can help improve posture and…
Read more

Save Your Back Stabilize Your Spine (Video)

Our third video on movement patterns in our series “If You Don’t Take Care of Your Body Where Are You Going To Live?” is about how we train the core to protect the spine.

Save Your Back Strengthen Your Legs (Video)

Our second part of “If You Don’t Take Care of Your Body, Where Are You Going To Live?” shows knee dominant exercises (think bending at the knees) to strengthen your legs and preserve your back. Variations of these exercises are part of your daily fitness program at Bruce Cohn Fitness.

If You Don’t Take Care of Your Body, Where Are You Going to Live? (Video)

More than a catchy headline, this question is one we all need to think about when it comes to exercise and how we make our way in the world. And it is true at every stage of your life. The choices we make in our work and in our play affect our bodies and cause…
Read more