Posts Tagged "strain"

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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Quick Tip: Strengthening the Ankles

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Exercises

Quick Tip: Strengthening the Ankles

Psoas therapist and yogi, Ryan Saldivar is back in the training room. Watch and practice with him as he takes you through steps to strengthen and loosen your ankles. Breathe deeply and enjoy the new sense of grounding you will experience after finishing this week’s Quick Tip! This exercise is for people looking to strengthen their ankles after an injury, or people looking to prevent ankle injuries. With these exercises, it’s best to take things slowly, especially if you have a recent sprain. The slow pace will actually encourage the proprioceptors in the ankle and lower leg to...

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