Category Archives: Corey Grenz

11 Movements to Avoid Workout-Related Injuries

Many Life Time members love to work out. Unfortunately, some of them experience aches and pains that make workouts less enjoyable. In fact, commonly asked questions I get from members regard how to minimize or eliminate the discomfort they feel while exercising. Because these questions are asked often, this article will explain how a well-designed warm-up and cooldown can make exercises feel better during a workout.

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How To Do A Deadlift The Right Way From A Master Trainer

There are many exercises that walk the fine line between being highly effective and potentially dangerous. One exercise that walks this line is the Deadlift. This short article will go over the following: Benefits of this exercise. Different variations of the Deadlift using a variety of equipment. A detailed description of how to properly perform one of its most popular variations (the Barbell “Conventional Style” Deadlift). The most common form errors of the Conventional Deadlift

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Perfect Your Kettlebell Workout (No Matter Your Fitness Level)

There are many different pieces of fitness equipment in Life Time facilities. Some of the traditional equipment that members have access to includes Barbells, Dumbbells and various machines (cardiovascular as well as resistance-training options). But as a Personal Trainer, I notice that many members have questions about the more nontraditional equipment, like Suspension Training (e.g., TRX), ViPRs, Kettlebells, Foam Rollers, Stability Balls, BOSUs and Resistance Bands. 

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Get Better Workout Results Just By Changing Your Breathing

Every couple of years a new exercise, program or piece of equipment — that initially looks odd or strange — becomes a new norm for fitness enthusiasts.  Take the foam roller, for example. When the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) explained how it could be an important tool to improve range of motion and movement in the early 2000s, the only people who used them initially were NASM Certified Personal Trainers and their clients. Fast-forward 10 […]

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