Posts Tagged "active stretch"

Quick Tip: Do you have a marathon coming up?

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Discounts, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you have a marathon coming up?

Prepping for a marathon this season? Remember to stretch and check out the video below for a great pre-run warm-up. It lengthens the quads and psoas while also firing the glutes — getting them ready to work. Plus, don’t forget our youtube channel is always there to help you find other great dynamic stretches to warm up, or static stretches to cool down. And if you want to do everything you can to increase your time and prevent injury, come get some sports massage. If you don’t get bodywork often, we recommend scheduling for at least 2 days before your event (preferably...

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Quick Tip: Have you covered every angle of hip care?

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Have you covered every angle of hip care?

Did you try last week’s stretch for internal hip rotation? Hopefully it’s relieved some tension, but keep in mind that attending to multiple angles of hip function is essential for the maintenance of structural health and the prevention of lower back pain. This week’s Quick Tip is another active stretch for the hips, this time focusing on their external rotation. It’s a great one to pair with last week’s stretch, and could help you ease into a position like pigeon pose if it’s currently uncomfortable for you. To start, set yourself up cross-legged —...

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