Posts Tagged "spine"

Quick Tip: Improving Posture with Spinal Exercises

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Exercises

Quick Tip: Improving Posture with Spinal Exercises

Did you read the title of this week’s Quick Tip and sit up a little taller? We’re all a little guilty of it. Spending endless hours hunched over keyboards and phones is making it harder to stay conscious of that trait our parents tried so hard to instill in us. So, lets not let their efforts go in vain. This week’s Quick Tip is with Psoas therapist, Ryan Saldivar, here to show you a spinal exercise that will help improve your posture…you don’t even have to get out of your chair! This exercise is great for everyone, and is a simple way to check in with all of the...

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Quick Tip: Keeping the Lower Back Flexible

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Stretches

Quick Tip: Keeping the Lower Back Flexible

Are you running, partying or hiding from Bay to Breakers this weekend?! It’s going to be one wild time, no matter your level of participation. …athletes racing the streets of San Francisco, partiers racing to obliteration, and innocent bystanders racing to get out of the way! Whether you are participating in B2B, or doing your own thing this weekend, we all can use some tips on helping out the ol’ hard working back. Here at Psoas, we like to be ahead of the game. Treat yourself to some post work and/or pre workout back love with this week’s Quick Tip brought to you by...

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Quick Tip: Keeping the Thoracic Spine Loose

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Stretches

Quick Tip: Keeping the Thoracic Spine Loose

It’s time to let loose! If you’re anything like me, mid-week stress can have you feeling a little stiff. Don’t let that manifest into bigger problems. Instead take the advice of Psoas therapist, Ryan Saldivar, as he guides you through this week’s Quick Tip on loosening the Thoracic Spine. Trust me, after this one you’ll be ready to take on the rest of the week, plus the weekend! Keeping the Thoracic Spine Flexible This is the type of exercise that will be helpful for just about anyone. Our spines can get stiff and static as we age, and when it’s not used...

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Quick Tip: Releasing the Spine

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Stretches

Quick Tip: Releasing the Spine

Are you familiar with the Cat to Cow pose in yoga? You know, the one that leaves you feeling loose, limber and ready to master your practice. If you don’t know what I’m talking about then you’re missing out. But don’t worry, because Kristen Greco is back in the Psoas training room for this week’s Quick Tip, and her moves will give you that feeling plus some! Practice with her as she guides you through a seated flow that will help release your spine, improve your posture, and calm your mind. Releasing the Spine This is the type of exercise that will be helpful...

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Quick Tip: Sleeping on Your Back

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Sleeping on Your Back

At Psoas, we place a lot of emphasis on the active lifestyle, be it a tenacious work week or a demanding race. And we also find inspiration in how active and dedicated you all are in your daily lives. But this week, we’re going to switch it up and talk about sleeping. Why, you might ask? Well, it’s not to keep you on your toes since you’re almost always on your toes anyway. And it’s not because we necessarily want you to slow down either. It’s actually because sleep is one of the most important things in life and for you to be as active as you are, a good...

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