Posts Tagged "yoga ball"

Pec Minor Stretch

Posted by on Jul 14, 2021 in Stretches

Pec Minor Stretch

Keeping in line with our recent theme of more advanced stretches, this week’s Quick Tip is a stretch for Pectoralis Major’s younger sibling, Pectoralis Minor. Although smaller and often overlooked, it plays an important role in the alignment of our shoulder girdle and deserves dedicated focused stretching too, whether you’re a desk worker, an athlete, or both! Next time you’re working on the Major to release that upper body tension, try out this stretch and see if you can feel the different muscles it targets. You can always ask your Psoas therapist to point this out for you and...

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The Advanced Quad Stretch

Posted by on Jun 16, 2021 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

The Advanced Quad Stretch

With all the extra sunlight of summer and San Francisco’s strong vaccination rate, we’ve been seeing many of our clients increase the intensity of their workouts. That means it’s time to get a little deeper into our stretching routines, too. This week’s Quick Tip is an advanced quad stretch with a yoga ball that doubles as a stability challenging core exercise. It isn’t your “first thing in the morning” stretch, but it works great as a cool down post workout, between reps, or even breaking up a long desk session.   Yesterday, San Francisco lifted nearly all local Covid...

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