Posts Tagged "ais"

Quick Tip: Do you know how to do assisted shoulder stretching?

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to do assisted shoulder stretching?

  This week, Scott and myself, bring you three active isolated shoulder stretches that will help increase your shoulder’s full range of motion by targeting the lateral, posterior, and overhead directional shoulder movements. These stretches can be done individually or with a partner to get a bit deeper into each of the stretches. Be sure to check out our Explaining Active Isolated Stretching video to understand the AIS approach to stretching. These stretches are great for anyone who hits the gym regularly or is just looking to relieve some...

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Quick Tip: Do you know how to stretch and loosen your neck?

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to stretch and loosen your neck?

  If you have yet to try out active isolated stretching, then this week’s quick tip is a nice way to get started. Scott demonstrates a lateral neck stretch which can easily increase the range of motion and loosen up neck tension you may have from stress, sleeping improperly, or regularly working over a desk. Be sure to check out our video Explaining Active Isolated Stretching to get a better understanding of this stretching...

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Quick Tip: Are you feeling tight on the side of your body?

Posted by on Jul 17, 2016 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Are you feeling tight on the side of your body?

We hope last week’s jaw muscle stretch has you moving your mandible more freely and sleeping better! This week’s quick tip with Scott is aimed at those who regularly experience tension around their sides or mid-line, and also looking to expand the depth of their breathing. This active isloated side (AIS) stretch is a fast and effective way to loosen up and breathe deeper throughout the day. Take a look at our YouTube channel to find more AIS videos. Check it out and let us know how it...

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Quick Tip: Want to make your forearms feel even better?

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Community Workshop, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want to make your forearms feel even better?

How did that AIS stretch for the forearm flexors go last week? Hopefully you got some good relief, but make sure to go all the way and try this week’s quick tip for the forearm extensors. Both functions of the forearm are crucial, so don’t leave one out. And finally, if you’re still on the fence about signing up for the Conscious Cleanse, today’s your last chance! Sign-up by the end of the day today to start the new year cleansing your body in a healthy and balanced way. And whether you do the cleanse or not, you should join us for a workshop on juice cleansing next...

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Quick Tip: AIS Adductor Stretch

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: AIS Adductor Stretch

Did you try out those adductor stretches we shared last week? Whether you were able to loosen the tightness in your legs, or whether you feel like there’s still something eluding you, we highly recommend this week’s Quick Tip. In this video, Scott and Jenny use the concept of Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) to talk you through a set of stretches that addresses the entire adductor muscle group. Like your brain, your muscles need a good education, and these active stretches will teach your adductors to keep firing and maintaining the health of your legs, hips, and knees. To get...

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