It is with a heavy heart that we announce all acac locations will be closed until further notice as of 3/16/20. Please click here to read more.

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acac will not be billing members for regularly scheduled dues on April 1. For more information, click here.

My Favorite Core Exercise: Core Vacuum for the Transversus Abdominis

Here is a video I posted to Instagram TV explaining verbally and visually how to properly do the core vacuum exercise to engage the transversus abdominis, the deepest layer of your abdominal muscles. Strengthening this muscle and learning to engage it while breathing, sitting up, standing, moving, and talking allows you to be stronger at engaging it during other core exercises and lifts, allowing your core to be functionally stronger, faster.

Please don’t crucify me for the dead daffodils in the foreground, mirror video, shaky camera holding, and multiple times tripping over my words. It’s the Monday after daylight savings!

Also, obviously haven’t posted on IGTV in a while because I’ve been updating this blog with written posts more often instead, but I haven’t felt like writing in a week or two, so here ya go!

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Every body is a good body, and my goal is to help you feel your best!