REMINDER: Check with your medical team to determine if you have any issues that may prevent you from performing this particular stretch. They may have suggestions on how YOU might modify it. CAUTION: IF AT ANY TIME DURING THIS STRETCH YOU FEEL PRESSURE ON THE KNEE AND/OR HIP JOINTS, STOP AT ONCE!! Imagine you’re a… Continue reading →March 15, 2017
There’s a lot happening in this relaxing “feel good” stretch. Even though the focus is on the OUTER THIGH, it’s equally targeting the buttock cheek of the same side. Secondarily, but equally important, are the areas of lower back, groin and inner thigh – all necessary to properly stretch the primary target area(s). The position… Continue reading →March 8, 2017
This stretch looks simple, but don’t let that fool you; There’s a lot going on, here. Sit on the floor with your back straight. Bring your legs in so that the soles of your feet are flat to each other. Leaning forward grasp both feet in both of your hands and hold firmly. Your forearms… Continue reading →March 1, 2017
The FIGURE 4 stretch focuses on your back, your upper leg(s) [waist to knees] and your feet. Even though the sitting stretches emphasize the same areas, it’s clear that they do so in a variety of directions. This is important because to strengthen and reinforce these areas will provide the best possibility of remaining injury… Continue reading →February 16, 2017
Sit on the floor making sure your back is straight. Raise your arms over your head and reach (reach hard) to the ceiling. Breathe slowly and deeply (4 count) in through your nose and (4 count) out through your mouth. Remember to breathe diaphragmatically – fill the bottom of your lungs with air, first! Be… Continue reading →
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