Posts Tagged "snowboard stretch"

Quick Tip: Want an “apres-ski” partner stretch?

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want an “apres-ski” partner stretch?

Now that you've done all that dynamic stretching in the snow, it's time for a breather. In this third installment of our snow sports series, Jenny Lightstone and Psoas therapist Jenny Schaffhouser show off a great partner stretch to target the hamstrings and glutes.  Lie back and let a friend or family member help you loosen your hamstrings, and then with a simple adjustment, open the lateral rotators in your glutes. It will feel great after your long day of leg-work, and it will be easy on your partner's body, too.  Try it out after a day on the slopes,...

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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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