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Quick Tip: Want to get more specific with your wrist and forearm stretch?

Posted by on Oct 9, 2018 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want to get more specific with your wrist and forearm stretch?

Many of our clients spend a lot of time at the keyboard. And some of them have come to us struggling with discomfort in the forearms, wrists, and hands. With that in mind, we’ve shared some great stretches in the past to help you keep those lower arms healthy. We especially love two active isolated stretches that target the flexors and extensors — muscle groups that run down the forearms, and help with all sorts of wrist movement. But in this week’s Quick Tip, Scott gets more specific. Engaging each finger separately, he shows how you can isolate distinct components of the...

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Quick Tip: Do you need some Deskinetics for your posture?

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Exercises, Psoas Deskinetics

Quick Tip: Do you need some Deskinetics for your posture?

Has working at a desk affected your posture? Even with the most ergonomic set-up at your computer, you may notice that lots of desk work has left your shoulders curling forward. This pattern often shows up when the muscles in the chest get short and strong, while the muscles of the upper back go underused. Over time, this can cause pain in the upper back, lower back, and repetitive strain down into the arms; it can even affect your skeletal structure! So to work towards a more upright posture, it’s important to address both the front and back body. Massage can help loosen those short...

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Quick Tip: Do you need a quick version of forearm Deskinetics?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2018 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Psoas Deskinetics, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you need a quick version of forearm Deskinetics?

We know it can be hard to make time to stretch during the day. But if you’re doing a lot of computer work, your forearms are likely calling out for attention. Our Psoas Deskinetics program includes a number of different forearm stretches — including the awesome AIS stretches for the forearm extensors and flexors. Some days, though, you might want a quicker way to give your forearms a break from typing. This week’s Deskinetics Quick Tip — the Artisan Stretch — is a great option. It covers all the bases — allowing you to target both forearms at once, front...

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