Recipes

Quick Tip: What do you do after a marathon?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Recipes

Quick Tip: What do you do after a marathon?

Did you just finish a marathon? Don’t forget: your recovery deserves as much attention as your training! So, when your race is over, make sure you stretch in a way that allows your tissue to repair and regenerate. Check out this week’s Quick Tip for just one example of a great recovery stretch. Follow along with Jenny to lengthen those hamstrings, groin muscles, and IT bands that can be so tight post-race. And finally, do your body a huge favor and schedule a recovery session for a few days after your event. It can make all the difference. If you’ve been receiving regular...

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Quick Tip: Do you need a series of cycling stretches?

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Recipes

Quick Tip: Do you need a series of cycling stretches?

It's the last day of bike month! To help you stay cycling year-round, we've compiled a youtube playlist of fresh and classic Psoas Quick Tips for cyclists. These videos can help you support your cycling by stretching the muscles that get short and tight while riding (hip flexors, pecs, abdomen) and activating the opposing muscles like the hamstrings. They also give you some simple strengthening tools for the oft-forgotten role of the upper back muscles in supporting your bike posture. Make sure to check out the brand new leg swing video, too. It's a great way to stretch  the hip...

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Quick Tip: Have you ever tried buckwheat noodles?

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Health and Wellness, Recipes

Quick Tip: Have you ever tried buckwheat noodles?

This week’s quick tip is something quite delicious. Psoas co-owner, Jenny, shares her nutritiously appetizing buckwheat noodle salad recipe. Read more about why she loves this easy to prep meal and how you can make it yourself below! “For all you people and athletes out there who try to take it light on the gluten, but thrive off the power from your carbs and protein, this “Buckwheat Noodle Salad” is one of my go to uniquely flavored favorites. I originally got this recipe from a cleanse I did with CLEAN a few years back, and have slightly augmented it to be just right for me! I...

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Quick Tip: Are you struggling with muscle inflammation?

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Health and Wellness, Recipes

Quick Tip: Are you struggling with muscle inflammation?

As you know, good bodywork is not the only way to take care of your muscles when you’re recovering from an injury or dealing with chronic pain. Though we know we have to eat well to stay healthy, we’re not often taught natural nutritional tools to speed up our tissue’s healing process. A lot of our clients are struggling with pain that’s linked to muscle inflammation — either from injury or from general overuse. That’s why a couple weeks ago we hosted a clinic for our whole staff, focusing on how to help speed recovery in muscular tissue using nutritional...

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