The Best Stretch after Running, Hiking and Cycling

 

Have you ever felt your lower back or the sides of your hip ache after a long hike, bike ride, or run? I’m sure you do your lunge (hip flexor stretch) and a hamstring stretch religiously after each workout, am I right? Do you still feel that tightness at the sides of the hips?

The reason...

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Are You Ready To Dig Deeper

training strategy Nov 29, 2015

This past weekend my boyfriend and I did some gardening. Or should I say he did the gardening and I watched him. I don’t want you to think that I’m lazy or don’t want to get my hands dirty. Quite on the contrary, I love the feeling of working with my hands, the feeling that...

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Should You Be Locking Your Knees?

There are two different postural faults when it comes to the knees. Well really, there are a few more, but let me start by explaining one of the most common one's. When standing your knees should be straight, not locked.

Many people have been told to keep their knees bent when exercising. On the...

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The Real Truth About Your Mobility

training strategy Nov 29, 2015

I won't beat around the bush. Here it is: No-one is flexible everywhere or nowhere. In other words, someone who is mostly flexible, has stiff areas. Someone who is mostly tight, can have flexible areas. It's one of those instances that allow us to see the world more than just black and white. I'm...

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Strengthen The Back Of Your Shoulders

posture upper body Nov 29, 2015

We always seem to be in this rounded or hunched position all day and sometimes it seems we live our lives this way. It is really important to strengthen the muscles in the backs of our shoulders. If our muscles aren’t working for us, a simple reminder to sit up straight just won’t be...

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How To Stabilize Your Spine In Plank

spine Nov 29, 2015

I wanted to share with you all a really great exercise to mobilize the spine: The Cow and Cat. We will also take what we learn here into our plank positions!

There are two really important things to remember during these exercises in order to keep your spine healthy: support and stabilization

Too...

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