Posts Tagged "stretches for runners"

Quick Tip: Are your calves marathon-ready?

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Are your calves marathon-ready?

Are you training for the SF Marathon at the end of the month? Wondering if you’re doing everything possible to stay healthy and run your best race? Our clinical team is here to help. We offer pre-event sports massage to help you optimize recovery time, increase range of motion, and prevent injury. So if you have questions about how bodywork can support your goals for this event, just reach out to one of our intake specialists! In the meantime, make sure you’re stretching in a way that supports your body’s best performance. Since our runner clients often come in with a lot...

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Quick Tip: Are your hips tight?

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Are your hips tight?

  You probably already know that tight hamstrings and IT bands can cause seemingly unrelated referral pain in the knee, hip, and plenty of other places as well. That’s why it’s so important to show our legs love by listening to some advice from Psoas therapist Michael Ward. Michael recommends the series of stretches included in this Quick Tip for his clients who have issues with their knees and hips, or just generalized tightness in their legs. This series of stretches gets some pretty serious work done, so it’s best not to do it more than twice a week. Set yourself up...

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