Posts by Luke Jude

On Having a Body in the Fitness Industry

The fitness industry is a bizarre world. Sometimes, it doesn’t feel real. It’s an industry that gives us license to compare ourselves to those around us; one that expects, exploits, and banks on our self-loathing. This is also a business obsessed with the most hegemonic gender ideals. Sweet Mo runs counter to these narratives, so…

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Video: Running Tips from Sy

Wanna boost your running efficiency? Do you find yourself huffing and puffing on your runs sooner than you’d like? Sy’s got some hot running tips to help you out! This week, proper running posture and shoulder motion is where it’s at. Follow Sy’s sage advice to keep your airway open, your breathing calm, and your…

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Running Tip #1: Foot Placement

When you think “running,” do you automatically think “pain”? Does just the prospect of jogging across the parking lot bring a tear to your eye? If yes, then you GOTTA check out Sy’s tips on proper running form. Simple things—like foot placement—can make a giant difference in your running performance, and in how your body feels. Don’t just resign yourself to…

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5 Basic Movements – Looks Easy, But…

Workouts don’t have to be complicated to be effective. In fact, some of the most effective—and the most challenging—workouts are those that seem the simplest. Then, when your arms and legs are trembling, there’s only one thing to do: smile at your brazen confidence and keep on pushing! 🙂 This week Paulie put together a…

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3 Must-do Back Exercises

A strong back will take you places, and allow you to age with the utmost grace and confidence. Before launching into some legit back-building strength-focused exercises, you gotta make sure that the right muscles are firing. Otherwise, your already strong parts will compensate for weak parts, which will only exacerbate existing imbalances. Oy! Stay out…

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Heeeere’s Sy Filener!! New Sweet Mo Trainer

We are THRILLED to welcome Sy Filener to the Sweet Mo Training Team!! Sy comes to us with a burning passion for helping people reach their health and fitness goals around both exercise and nutrition. When we first met Sy, he said, “I know a lot of folks who opt for online coaching because they…

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The Truth About Rest and Recovery

What do YOU do when you get injured or sick? Push through the pain and the sniffles NO MATTER WHAT? Or do you scale back, stay home, and limit your activity to sipping soup and binge watching Netflix? Or maybe you opt for a somewhat schizophrenic blend of those extremes—pounding through a killer workout that lays you…

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Sweet Community Members – Meet Chris and Sara!

By Gail Robinson You know the old saying, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” Well, Sara and Chris Ray have lived the truth of those words. They are low-key, unassuming, completely humble about their experiences and achievements…and they’re both totally badass. Talking to them revealed in an entirely new light that the…

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Sweet Community Member – Meet Ryan!

By Gail Robinson Inviting. Intense. Engaging. Entertaining. These are four words Ryan Montgomery used to capture his Sweet Momentum experience and I have to say, these words also do a wonderful job of describing Ryan himself. Just talk to Ryan for ten minutes and you’ll know what I mean. His blue eyes and easy smile…

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