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The Ultimate Restorative Posture: Inversions

Benefits of Inversion Postures The King of asanas is the pose called Sirsasana, or Headstand. Why is it the King? It requires mobile shoulders and wrists along with stable hands, arms, shoulders, and especially core in order to assume the correct form. The same positioning is required for an overhead squat or handstand. It is [...]

By | June 19th, 2014|Self-Care, Stretching|0 Comments

Can Foam Rolling Too Much Hurt You?

Walk into any fitness club, CrossFit, or athlete's home and you are likely to see at least one if not multiple self-care tools. Foams rollers, sticks, and sports balls of varying sizes can all be used to release tension throughout the body, increase circulation, and keep you in the game longer. Are there possible negative [...]

By | June 9th, 2014|Self-Care, Stretching|0 Comments

Use Your Floor to Enhance Recovery

What's the first thing you see runners do after a race? It depends right? Some runners catch their breath then do some stretches while others go straight for the beer garden and plan on stretching tomorrow. Consider this idea from Phillip Beach author of Muscles & Meridians, take a seat on the ground. Using the [...]

By | May 27th, 2014|Exercise, Movement Integration, Self-Care, Stretching|0 Comments