Move of the Month - Overhead Squat


August’s move of the month is the Overhead Squat.  It is a multi-joint movement that incorporates a squat as well as significant shoulder mobility and core strength.  Although it seems quite simple, the technique takes time to learn, so start with something like a broomstick or PVC pipe to familiarize yourself with the movement. This exercise requires a ton of core strength and is bound activate the glutes and keep your shoulders mobile!




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Rebecca Allen

Recreation and Fitness Program Coordinator Wellness

Rebecca E. Allen is passionate about helping others develop and nurture practices of well-being.   She earned her BS in Sociology and MA in Exercise and Sport Science and holds fitness certifications from ACE, AFAA,, IFTA, and Tai Chi for Health Institute.  She is a Medical Exercise Specialist and is registered with Yoga Alliance as a 500 RYT. Rebecca enjoys long walks in the woods with her husband, Chip Davis.

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