Foam Roller and Strap Recovery

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This is a 20-minute video that goes in-depth providing instruction for how to properly use a foam roller for deep tissue massage on the front and outside of your eyes and your calves. It also incorporates a deep IT (illiotibial) band stretch using a strap (supine leg cross). Try it out in the morning when … Read More

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POTW: Supine Leg Cross

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Intro: The POTW is Supine Leg Cross, which is a really great restorative pose for your IT band, aka the illiotibial band, which runs from your hip along the outside of your leg. This muscle is very often neglected as far as stretching goes, and can be a great source of discomfort or pain for … Read More

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POTW: Crescent Warrior

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Intro: If you’ve ever been to a yoga class, you’ve probably done it. Crescent Warrior is a very popular yoga pose that works on endurance and flexibility in the whole body. For beginners, the best way to get into crescent warrior is from a lunge position. With your knee above your ankle in your front … Read More

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POTW: Crow Pose

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POTW: Crow Pose. Intro: Crow Pose just may be my favorite pose. It is an excellent exercise for upper body endurance, core strength, hip flexibility, and can also serve as the basis for a number of poses that test your upper body strength, core, and balance, such as handstand or one-legged crow. The easiest way … Read More

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Falling Out of Headstands

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It happens. You’re definitely going to fall when you do a headstand sometimes. Let’s just make sure you do it without hurting yourself. Here are two ways to safely come out of a headstand. Make sure that you are properly warmed up before you start, especially your core and lower back! If you want, have … Read More

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