Posts Tagged "skiing"

Quick Tip: Are you headed to the mountains?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Are you headed to the mountains?

Are you taking advantage of all the snow in Tahoe this year? It’s been fun hearing about our clients' Tahoe stories and we love keeping you in top condition for your ski/snowboard trips. But don't forget that these snow sports can be intense for the body in a different way than other athletics. That's why it's so important to make sure your body has what it needs — preparing for your trip, and on the slopes.  In the coming weeks, we'll share some dynamic warmups and recovery stretches for your snow adventure, but in this Quick Tip, Jenny reviews all the...

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Quick Tip: Want to get ready to balance?

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want to get ready to balance?

Shifting weight from one leg to another, whether while walking, cycling, running, or skiing, requires a fair amount of balance. To do this in a safe and sustainable way, we need ankles to be both flexible and stable. In this week’s Quick Tip, Psoas therapist Alex Brown demonstrates a great dynamic stretch that stretches the calves and hamstrings, challenges  balance and the muscles of the core, AND strengthens ankle stability. Try it out — with 10 repetitions on each side, three times a week — and let us know how it goes!

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