Posts Tagged "glutes"

Quick Tip: Want to work on your hip stability?

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Exercises, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Want to work on your hip stability?

Many Psoas clients are looking for ways to both prevent injury and move with as much power as possible. If that sounds like you — whether you’re a runner, cyclist, or passionate walker — an equilibrium between hip stability and flexibility is crucial. An imbalance of these two factors can actually limit your movement capacity or sometimes even lead to misalignment and injury. While it’s often easy to find stretches for the hips, it can be harder to find tips around stability. So today we’re sharing the first in a series of exercises designed to stabilize the...

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Quick Tip: Do you have a marathon coming up?

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Discounts, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you have a marathon coming up?

Prepping for a marathon this season? Remember to stretch and check out the video below for a great pre-run warm-up. It lengthens the quads and psoas while also firing the glutes — getting them ready to work. Plus, don’t forget our youtube channel is always there to help you find other great dynamic stretches to warm up, or static stretches to cool down. And if you want to do everything you can to increase your time and prevent injury, come get some sports massage. If you don’t get bodywork often, we recommend scheduling for at least 2 days before your event (preferably...

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Quick Tip: Do you know if your glutes are firing?

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know if your glutes are firing?

This week Scott helps you test the glutes. Are yours firing properly? Having proper muscle engagement helps prevent overworking and muscular compensation, often resulting in increased imbalance, pain and loss of function. Almost all of us would benefit from an increase in glute firing and here, Scott demonstrates a simple exercise that will begin waking up your glutes and get them firing again. Try it out and let us know how it goes!

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Quick Tip: Do you know how to stretch your glutes with your own seat?

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to stretch your glutes with your own seat?

Everyone has experienced low back tension at one point or another. For some of us, it’s a minor annoyance, but for others it can be quite debilitating. The causes of our low back pain are numerous, but often it’s due to tight muscles. The psoas muscle is a common culprit, but this pain can also come from another muscle that is regularly used and often neglected – our glutes. From driving to standing, running or walking up stairs, we use our glutes far more than we care to think about. Consequently, regular care and maintenance is important for great health and pain relief....

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Quick Tip: Want to get those glutes firing?

Posted by on Nov 20, 2015 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want to get those glutes firing?

We’re nearing the end of our Dynamic Stretching series, so make sure to cherish these last few videos! This week, Psoas therapist Alex Brown demonstrates the crabwalk, a great way to activate the glutes and get them ready to work effectively and safely. It also works as a more general warm-up for the legs and hips that can benefit almost everyone — runners, cyclists, swimmers, and passionate walkers! Try it out a few times a week and let us know what you think.

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