Posts Tagged "training"

Quick Tip: Want to relax while you open up the pecs?

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want to relax while you open up the pecs?

Many members of our clinical team assign pec stretches as homework between sessions. It’s often clinically indicated because so many of our clients work at desks, or in professions that require them to frequently reach and bend forward. These activities often lead to tight pec muscles, and tight pecs can end up pulling you farther forward. Over time, these patterns can lead to pain and misalignment, and you might find them playing a role far from the desk — like as you train for the Rock n’ Roll Marathon this coming Saturday, or as you lean towards other wellness goals that...

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Quick Tip: Do you have a coach for running recovery?

Posted by on Oct 18, 2018 in Exercises, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Do you have a coach for running recovery?

Are you running in the Honey Badger Half at the end of October? Or training for the Golden Gate Half in November? If so, we want to hear from you! Because we believe in the power of bodywork to support runners in training — and many of our clients do too. Below, check out some training advice from Psoas client and Ironman Champion, Derk de Korver. He placed 4th in his division at the 2017 Ironman World Championship and 1st overall at 2018 Ironman Santa Rosa! He shares how the Psoas clinical team helped him win in Santa Rosa, and why it’s so important for runners to emphasize...

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How to use Sports Massage at Psoas

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Health and Wellness, Uncategorized

How to use Sports Massage at Psoas

Psoas Massage + Bodywork believes that Sports Massage helps minimize the risk of injury, increase your potential, educate you about your body and make your next race and training the most enjoyable..  (This article is mostly focused on running, but the information can be applied to most other athletic endeavors, whether that be cycling, rowing, swimming, or even competitive bowling.) While there are a multitude of ways that people can run effectively, there is a single, most efficient way for “you” to run. This way is solely based on your physical attributes and limitations. Our specialists...

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