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Health & Wellness

Hip Flexors, Are They Tight Or Weak?

Hip Flexors, Are They Tight Or Weak? By Greg Hammons Stop stretching your hip flexors like crazy until you watch this video! The sensation of “hip tightness” might not actually be tight hip flexors but instead, weak hip flexors. If you have a weakness and continue to stretch it out you will actually make it…

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Excessive Hip External Rotation

Excessive Hip External Rotation By LeighAnn Clark Hip mobility is huge for us. It’s one of the main areas of mobility that most people work on. And while good hip mobility is necessary for good squats while training and for moving functionally in life, there can be such a thing as too much hip mobility.…

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What’s Your Foot Type?

What’s Your Foot Type? By LeighAnn Clark To determine what type of foot you have, and therefore what course of action you should take, take a picture or a video of yourself at ground level or have someone take a picture for you. If you see that the arch of the foot is collapsed, you…

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Conscious Walking

Conscious Walking By LeighAnn Clark The foot is a very complex, important structure. It is our foundation. It is our only point of contact with the ground. If something is wrong at our foundation, everything above it is affected. As a house will crumble if it’s foundation is comprised, so will our bodies. The bottom…

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Short Foot Activation

Short Foot Activation (Blog 2 of 3) By LeighAnn Clark We live in a society where shoes are accepted as a natural part of life. We weren’t born with shoes on our feet, we didn’t learn to walk by taking the floor away from our foot. And yet, we have learned that in order to…

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Pelvic Floor Activation

Pelvic Floor Activation (Blog 1 of 3) By LeighAnn Clark Your pelvic floor is your center of gravity, and therefore your center of stability. Without it, we are not using our maximum potential in anything that we do. Creating that strength will make us stronger when we squat, when we run, when we live our…

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Core Activation For Hip Mobility

Core Activation For Hip Mobility By LeighAnn Clark How often do you work on hip mobility? How many times have you come into a squat and said “I really need to stretch my hips?” It is commonly believed that lack of mobility in the hips is caused by tightness in the hip musculature. The widely…

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Stretch And Strengthen To Better Posture

Stretch And Strengthen To Better Posture By Greg Hammons If you spend most your day at a desk then your posture may be impeding your progress!! Check out the 4 part video and find 4 exercises that can help fix your posture and help you crush goals! Part 1 – Thoracic Rounding Part 2 –…

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Jaimie Speaks Her Mind

Jaimie Speaks Her Mind By Jaimie Clout One of our trial members Jaimie has gone to many different types of gyms, she has participated in big box gyms as well as cross fit gyms. Here is what Jaimie has to say about A|M Fitness: “A|M Fitness is not your average, trendy, “workout of the day”…

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Is It Your Pecs?

Is It Your Pecs? By LeighAnn Clark   You may have never paid much attention to your pectoralis major and minor muscles outside of being instructed to perform a chest press. What you may not realize is how important a role they play in other movement patterns. Some of us who experience difficulty with our…

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