Posts Tagged "back stretch"

Quick Tip: Did you know a wall is all you need to stretch your chest?

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Did you know a wall is all you need to stretch your chest?

  This week we continue to work on improving our upper body posture with this back and chest stretch against a wall. Now that your back is feeling stronger from last week’s back strengthening exercises, we can use this wall angel stretch to loosen up those tightened back muscles and further open up our chest. This stretch is important for all of us since our daily routine and movement patterns tend to keep us in a forward leaning, and at times, slouching position. The wall angel stretch improves the health of our superficial back line, which is important to our overall posture....

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Do you know what your superficial back line is and how to stretch it?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Community Workshop, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Do you know what your superficial back line is and how to stretch it?

Did you know your superficial back line is a sheath of connective tissue that runs from your forehead to your toes? This week Psoas co-owners, Scott and Jenny, show you how to stretch your superficial back line (SBL) so you can keep it strong and healthy. Proper care of your SBL is important as its primary role is to keep us upright and to prevent us from falling forward. Consistent sitting or slouching will cause the SBL tissue to be tugged into positions that can cause calf cramping, spinal compression, or just general looseness which can make it difficult to maintain proper back and...

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