Tag: stretch

The top 5 Least Flexible Muscles and how to change them.

Opens the lower back and IT band
Can you touch your toes with straight legs? Can you zip your dress to the top from behind? When you sit for a long time, does one hip get numb? Have you ever felt an electric shot go down your leg? Do you get “Charlie Horses” in the middle of the night? Each of these... Read more »

Roll it out - Tight Muscles need attention

Do you have “tight” muscles?  Do you lack “flexibility”? Do you skip weekly massages?   If you answered YES to any of these questions, you probably need to add “MYOFASCIAL RELEASE” to your exercise regimen.  MYO… what? is probably the first reaction. “MYO” refers to muscle and “FASCIA” refers to the outer covering of connective... Read more »

It can be a stretch - don't pull that muscle

Press belly forward while keeping spine straight
If touching your toes is a stretch – You need Flexibility Training 101 Can you touch your toes? You can bend over and reach for your toes all you want, but until you stretch, strengthen and circulate the muscles around this movement, you will never be able to touch your toes.  How many people do... Read more »