Posts Tagged "dynamic stretch"

Quick Tip: Want to warm-up your serratus anterior and psoas all at once?

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want to warm-up your serratus anterior and psoas all at once?

This week’s dynamic stretch doubles as an excellent warm-up AND a good victory dance. In this video, Psoas therapist Alex Brown walks you through a combination of two dynamic stretches — the field goal and the lunge. This warm-up activates your scapula and serratus anterior at the same time as it works your psoas and hamstrings. Try this out before your next work-out and let us know what you think!

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Quick Tip: Looking for a more active oblique and glute warm-up?

Posted by on Oct 8, 2015 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Looking for a more active oblique and glute warm-up?

This week’s Quick Tip is a good warm-up before pretty much any physical activity, but it’s especially great for you swimmers, cyclists, runners, and weight-lifters. The scorpion supine dynamic stretch activates the obliques and glutes particularly well, to get your whole structure ready to bear weight and go through patterns of alternating motion. Try this out before your workout for a week, and let us know how it feels!

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Quick Tip: Have you heard of dynamic stretching?

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Exercises, Stretches

Quick Tip: Have you heard of dynamic stretching?

Most of you are familiar with the most commonly taught stretching called static stretching, where you get into the position and hold for 10 seconds, up to 5 minutes or more. We love it when done correctly and at the right time. Dynamic stretching is a fantastic alternative and addition to static stretching, and we have been diving head first into learning it and teaching it at Psoas. We especially like this type of stretching as the warm-up to exercise, and we’ll be sharing a series of these warm-ups in the next couple weeks for you to incorporate into your pre-activity routine. In the...

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