Posts Tagged "ankle"

Quick Tip: Do you want to get balanced?

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016 in Exercises, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Do you want to get balanced?

Now that you’ve gotten to know a bit about Jeremy from last week, we will be bringing you back to Alex’s awesome dynamic stretching series. In this week’s quick tip Alex shows you an easy dynamic stretch you can do anywhere from a night club, bus stop, or airport. This stretch is an effective way to strengthen a weak ankle, loosen up your hamstrings, warm up your calves, and get you prepped for some unilateral movement like running and cycling. We recommend doing this before your workout for 30 seconds up to 1-2 minutes.  Start hugging those legs and pretty soon...

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Quick Tip: Have you ever sprained an ankle?

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Have you ever sprained an ankle?

If you’ve ever sprained an ankle, you know you don’t want to do it again. If you haven’t (and you’re one of the lucky ones!) — you’re just going to have to trust us that doing a bit of work to prevent sprains is totally worth it. Once you’ve sprained an ankle, it’s very easy to injure it again unless you do the work of training your body to develop new patterns of movement. In this week’s Quick Tip, Alex Brown shares an ankle mobility exercise that she often gives to her clients who have lingering issues that stem from a sprained ankle....

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Quick Tip: Strengthening the Ankles

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Exercises

Quick Tip: Strengthening the Ankles

Psoas therapist and yogi, Ryan Saldivar is back in the training room. Watch and practice with him as he takes you through steps to strengthen and loosen your ankles. Breathe deeply and enjoy the new sense of grounding you will experience after finishing this week’s Quick Tip! This exercise is for people looking to strengthen their ankles after an injury, or people looking to prevent ankle injuries. With these exercises, it’s best to take things slowly, especially if you have a recent sprain. The slow pace will actually encourage the proprioceptors in the ankle and lower leg to...

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