Move of the Month: Turkish Getup


Everybody GET UP!

Want to train the entire body in one exercise?  This is it!  The Turkish Getup is a multi-joint, multi-movement exercise that incorporates transitioning from the ground to standing.  This exercise requires synergy, coordination, and core/shoulder stabilization to increase your functional strength.  It may seem daunting, but it is easy to learn step by step!  Ask a trainer for more details or visit this step by step website.



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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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