Coach Stacy

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Hey there, kickboxing queens! We all know our periods can be a bit of a rollercoaster, but understanding how each phase of your menstrual cycle affects your body can help you make the most out of your kickboxing workouts. Let’s break down the cycle and see how you can optimize...

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What inspired you to join KUMA? I recently met someone who is a member at KUMA. Her positive words made me really excited to attend a Sidekick Saturday! After that first class, I was hooked! What keeps you coming back? I love the way I feel during and after the...

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What’s up? I’m Coach Stacy, and today, we’re diving into the technique of alternating front kicks on the bag. This fitness technique is all about practicing your front kicks while getting in as many reps as possible throughout the round. What Are Alternating Front Kicks? Alternating front kicks involve kicking...

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Summer is here, and we’re all excited to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. While the outdoors offer plenty of fun activities, it’s important to stay connected to your gym during these sunny months. Here’s why maintaining your gym routine is crucial for your fitness journey and overall well-being. Keep...

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What inspired you to join KUMA? I had been seeing Facebook ads for a little while and talking to my friends about joining. One day, I saw the ad again and I just figured, why not? What keeps you coming back? The community. 100%. I’ve tried a million different workout...

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Think your cross is as powerful as it could be? Let’s dive into the essentials and see if you’re doing it right! What’s the Cross? The cross is a staple in kickboxing and a must-have move in your arsenal. But I’ve seen a lot of beginners (and even some pros)...

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What inspired you to join KUMA? After transitioning from a job that was very public facing and high energy to one that is work from home, I was feeling antsy to move and meet new people. I wish I could say I did some thorough research to find KUMA but...

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Whether you’re just starting out or looking to refine your technique, footwork is key in kickboxing. I recently shared some valuable insights on how to improve your footwork to boost your power, efficiency, and endurance. Here’s a summary of my top tips, along with a detailed breakdown for those who...

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Do you struggle with staying consistent when life gets in the way? If so, you’re not alone. Life, with all its unexpected twists and turns, often disrupts our best-laid plans, especially when it comes to maintaining a consistent workout routine. Recognizing that life will always present challenges is the first...

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As we continue to innovate and expand our fitness offerings, we’re excited to introduce the Solo Lift circuits at KUMA. This new addition is designed to fit seamlessly into your busy schedule, allowing you the flexibility to train according to your own time constraints without missing out on the benefits...

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