Tag: Static Stretch

  • Tone Up Tuesday

    How well do you S-Q-U-A-T? Do your feet flatten and/or knees move inward? Does your low back over arch? Do you lean forward excessively? SQUAT:  How to Correct Muscle Imbalances Feet Turn Out Overactive (Tight) Muscles Soleus Lateral Gastrocnemius Biceps Femoris (short head) Underactive (Weak) Muscles Medial Gastrocnemius Medial Hamstrings Gracilis Sartorius Popliteus Flexibility Exercises (SMR –> […]

  • Exercise Session #20

    What is your fitness goal this year? More strength and core training? More cardio? Engage in a Spinning program? Participate in Cross Fit? Or, just join a gym? Regardless of your goal, try this mixed exercise circuit! For fitness beginners, it will give you an idea of your likes, dislikes, and overall fitness level  –  What […]

  • Exercise Session #6

    Phase 1:  Corrective Flexibility & Stabilization Endurance Warm-Up Self-Myofascial Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius/Soleus), Tensor Fascia Latae (IT Band), Adductors, Quadriceps, Hip Flexors, Latissimus Dorsi Gently foam roll each muscle group until tight (sore) region is felt, and then press and hold foam roller on this region for 30 seconds Static Stretching Static Gastrocnemius Stretch, Static […]

  • Exercise Session #5

    Phase 5:  Power Warm-Up Self-Myofasical Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius), IT-Band, Back (Latissimus Dorsi) Foam roll on muscle until tender (sore) region is felt.  Hold each tender region for 30 sec. Dynamic Stretches Tube Walking, Lunges, Medicine Ball Lift and Chop Circuit CORE Medicine Ball Pullover Throw (on stability ball) 2 x 12 reps. Explosive Tempo […]

  • Exercise Session #3

      Phase 1:  Corrective Flexibility & Stabilization Endurance Warm-Up Self-Myofascial Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius/Soleus), Tensor Fascia Latae (IT Band), Adductors, Quadriceps, Hip Flexors, Latissimus Dorsi Gently foam roll each muscle group until tight (sore) region is felt, and then press and hold foam roller on this region for 30 seconds Static Stretching Static Gastrocnemius Stretch, […]