Posts Tagged "dynamic stretches"

Quick Tip: Have you done a scorpion in the snow?

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Have you done a scorpion in the snow?

In part two of our snowboard/ski series, we're reminding you to stretch before your day on the slopes! We know it's easy to forget. You've packed your therapeutic props, you're focused on hanging out with friends and family, and maybe you're buzzed from that one beer in the altitude. But taking five minutes to go through the four dynamic stretches in the playlist below will help you make the best of your mountain time. Dynamic stretches are meant to mimic the activity you're about to perform. They increase blood and oxygen to muscles all over the body, and increase...

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Quick Tip: Are you warming up before running?

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Are you warming up before running?

It’s been awhile since we shared tips specific to runners, so we’re busting out this old video of our favorite running coach, Marathon Matt. In this Quick Tip, Matt offers some excellent pre-run dynamic stretches to increase range of motion and prevent injury. If you want a chance to show them off, come join Marathon Matt at the upcoming Tick Trailblaze marathon. We’ll be there offering post-run massage, too! In the meantime, try these warm-ups out, and let us know what you think. After jogging for a few minutes to loosen up, begin with some dynamic toe-touches, lifting...

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