Stretching for Runners


Stretching: everything you need to know Before running, your body is not warm enough for static stretching. Dynamic stretching will help warm you up and get your body ready for a run Best dynamic stretches for running (do each for about 1 minute) Cat camel, especially if you sit at a desk all day to [...]

Stretching for Runners2016-11-02T10:48:46-06:00

Exercises to Strengthen Hip Muscles for Runners


Preventing Injury and Enhancing Performance: Exercise to Strengthen the Hip   First things first, let’s all agree that running is BRUTAL! Did you know that during a 1-mile run, your foot impacts the ground 400-600 times PER FOOT! Also, with each strike, you are transmitting forces between 1.5-3.5 of your body weight through your foot, [...]

Exercises to Strengthen Hip Muscles for Runners2016-11-07T11:52:52-06:00

Glute Pulse


Who should do Glute Pulses? Everyone- It is important to build back and glute muscles as much as core muscles People with low back pain People who sit all day Athletes looking to switch up their routine How to do Glute Pulses Begin on all fours. Brace your abdominals by squeezing them tightly. Maintain this [...]

Glute Pulse2016-05-15T20:53:16-06:00

The Clam Shell


Who should do this exercise? Athletes looking to move more efficiently People who sit many hours in a day People with hip, knee, or low back pain Why strengthen my glutes if I have low back pain? Every area in your body is related to the other areas. If your glutes don't activate properly or [...]

The Clam Shell2016-05-16T11:33:32-06:00

How to Foam Roll Your IT Band


Who should foam roll their IT Band? Runners, or sports that include running Dancers People with hip, knee, or low back pain What is an IT Band? Your IT Band is a thick band of connective tissue that connects a muscle in your hip to your knee. The important parts to roll out are mostly [...]

How to Foam Roll Your IT Band2016-05-17T08:22:39-06:00
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