Posts Tagged "standing"

Quick Tip: Is your back slowing you down?

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Is your back slowing you down?

It’s the worst when you’re all ready to have an active summer and your back pain gets in the way. That’s why, this week, we’re sharing a few Quick Tips meant to help you improve flexibility and prevent pain in the back. In the first video, Jenny Lightstone demonstrates the ideal way to move from sitting to standing in order to avoid back spasm or pain. If you’re in acute pain right now, this one will be especially helpful. In the second video, Jenny demonstrates a great self-massage technique for the glute medius, which often causes lower back tightness and...

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Quick Tip: How to Stand from Sitting

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Exercises

Quick Tip: How to Stand from Sitting

Co-owner, Jenny Lightstone, is in the training room for this week’s Quick Tip. Watch as she guides you through the proper way to stand-up from a seated position. While this isn’t tricky, its significance for your lower back health is vital. So, get off the couch and join us…literally! This tip is good for everyone, especially people that experience frequent lower back pain. Although the way you get up from a seated position seems insignificant, making this small change can really reduce the strain on your lower back muscles that are used when standing up. This exercise will...

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