Posts Tagged "glutes"

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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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: Foam Rolling the Glutes and TFL

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Exercises

Quick Tip:  Foam Rolling the Glutes and TFL

The complexities of the human body are vast, but Psoas owners, Scott Schwartz and Jenny Lightstone, are anatomy gurus; they have tips that will help you navigate your way to feeling your best. Join them in this week’s Quick Tip as they demonstrate foam rolling tactics to loosen the glutes and tensor fascia latae (TFL). Let your body experience the benefits of being loose and limber! This video shows how to foam roll the glutes and tensor fascia latae (TFL) to release tension in the IT Band. IT Band tension can cause pain in the knee, especially for someone who does a lot of running,...

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Quick Tip: Glute/Hamstring Engagement

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Exercises

Quick Tip: Glute/Hamstring Engagement

Do you want to avoid back, hip, and knee pain? Then be sure to balance your glutes and hamstrings! Practice with Psoas therapist, Kristen Greco, as she guides you through the proper way to do hip raises. Implementing this exercise into your routine can balance your strides, alleviate tension on the bike, and even increase comfort at the desk. We’d love to hear how it helps you. Glute and Hamstring Engagement This is the type of exercise that will be helpful for just about anyone. As we age and as we sit longer and longer, some of the muscles in and around our hips will get lazy. Try...

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