Stretching 101

Cat-Cow Spine Stretch

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 in Functional Fitness, Scripta, Stretching 101 | 0 comments

If you have ever been to a yoga class, you have likely done cat/cow. This yoga essential consists of moving the spine from a rounded position (flexion) to an arched one (extension). It’s a basic motion, but one that is enormously beneficial in preventing back pain and maintaining a healthy spine.  If you spend a lot of time sitting, you will find adding this to your daily routine very helpful. 

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Hip Mobility – 90/90 Stretch

Posted by on Jul 6, 2017 in Functional Fitness, Scripta, Stretching 101 | 0 comments

The hip girdle area is anatomically complex. There are 17 muscles which are associated with the hip area, each working together to give the hip joint mobility. Your hips drive many of your daily movements, including walking to squatting. Athletes and people who work jobs which require them to sit a lot may experience mobility issues with their hips.

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Five Easy Shoulder Stretches to do at Home

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Functional Fitness, Scripta, Stretching 101 | 0 comments

Considering the amount of time many of us spend either at our desks on our computers, using our phones, or carrying heavy bags and purses, it’s not surprising that many of our clients come to us with neck and shoulder tension. Shoulder and neck tension also play a part in some types of headaches.

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Seated Calf Stretch

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Functional Fitness, Scripta, Stretching 101 | Comments Off on Seated Calf Stretch

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Standing Calf Stretch

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Functional Fitness, Scripta, Stretching 101 | Comments Off on Standing Calf Stretch

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Biceps Floss Stretch

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Functional Fitness, Scripta, Stretching 101 | Comments Off on Biceps Floss Stretch

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