Posts Tagged "ankle mobility"

Quick Tip: Do you know how to deeply stretch your calf muscle?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to deeply stretch your calf muscle?

After showing you the partner psoas stretch last week with 2016 Olympian, Nathalie Marchino, Psoas co-owner, Scott Schwartz moves south this week to show you a great warm up that stretches your calves and gets your knees and ankles moving too. Although Scott demonstrates this stretch with a chair, you can do this anywhere there is a stable ledge for you to drop your heel below your toes. Start off slow and as you warm up you can begin to sink deeper into your heel. In order to prevent any potential strain to your achilles, it is important not to go into this stretch too fast. This warm up is...

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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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