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DB04 by DIAKADI fitness. performance. life | July 24, 2014

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The Best Exercises for Shoulder Development

May 23, 2014 |

10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body: Episode 8

Authors: Gina Gutierrez and Josh Christopher

Whether you are wearing a tank top on the beach or a strapless gown in a summer wedding, it is all about the shoulders this summer.

In this eighth installment of DIAKADI’s ‘Summer School with DB04 – 10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body’, fitness performance coach Josh Christopher speaks with DIAKADI Partner/Trainer Gina Gutierrez about the best 3 exercises to balance out your shoulder develop. 

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The 3 Best Exercises For Arm Development

May 9, 2014 |

10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body: Episode 6

Authors: Gina Gutierrez and Chelsea Perramond

 

Summer time is here. Time for bathing suits, tank tops and ‘Suns Out Guns out’!In this sixth … Read More

The 3 Best Summer Ready Ab Exercises

April 22, 2014 |

10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body: Episode 4

Authors: Gina Gutierrez and Jackson Bloore

 

Looking for a flat stomach and/or 6 pack on the beach this summer? You have nailed your nutrition and now you need to know what exercises will best develop your abdominal muscles.

In this fourth installment of DIAKADI’s ‘Summer School with DB04 – 10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body’, fitness model and trainer Jackson Bloore speaks with DIAKADI Partner/Trainer Gina Gutierrez about the best 3 exercises to develop your abs and make the most out of your nutritional success towards a trim, toned waistline. 

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Keep Snowboarding into Summer with The Rolo Board

March 21, 2014 |

The lack of fresh snow in Tahoe should be no reason to stop your snowboard training for the year. A true snowboarder is always ready to drop everything and run when that perfect storm rolls in.

This year at DIAKADI, … Read More

Living The Less is More Philosophy | Elaine Williams

February 26, 2014 |

1. In a paragraph or two, what is your philosophy on training?

My philosophy on training is very simple, “less is more”. And, as simple as this statement is, the application of it becomes complicated because our ego-mind likes to … Read More

What is the Best Exercise to Strengthen my Lower Abdominals?

February 21, 2014 |

DIAKADI DIY Tips Series: Episode 8

Author: Billy Polson

Many of us want to strengthen our lower abdominals and most of us NEED to strengthen our lower abdominals, but frequently gym goers are performing incorrect movements and exercises to remedy this situation.

In this segment of DIAKADI’s DIY Tips Series, Fitness Performance Coach Billy Polson explains the anatomy and structure of our abdominals and teaches the correct movements for strengthening these muscles while avoiding the error of building greater muscle imbalances in your body.

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Why Does Talking During Exercise Make Us Weaker?

February 14, 2014 |

DIAKADI DIY Tips Series: Episode 7

Authors: Elaine Williams and Billy Polson

Working out with a partner can be a great way to motivate and to push us harder and break through plateaus. But when working out becomes socializing, we are unable to push our hardest and give our best.

In this segment of DIAKADI’s DIY Tips Series, Holistic Health Coach and Trainer Elaine Williams and Billy Polson show a great example of how focus and silence while working out can lead to better posture, balance and stronger work.

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Assessment Essentials Part 3 of 5: A Full Body Movement Screen

February 10, 2014 |

In addition to the overhead squat test and pushup test, what movements screens should trainers be using to fully assess their client’s during an initial session?

In this class, Billy Polson CSCS will walk through the complete series of basic movement screens including: Squats, Dead Lifts, Lunges, Pushes, Pulls, Twists and Walking Gait. The class will discuss the ideal form for each movement, what compensations to watch for, and how to get the most useful information from each client’s screen.

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