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Dramatically Improve Your Strap Stretch With a Few Simple Moves

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he Strap Stretch is a popular stretch found in Pilates studios, yoga studios, and physical therapy offices across the globe. It’s an exercise to stretch and create length down the back of the leg and it can be very effective. That said, if you practice this exercise the same way every time you do it, you might be missing out …

Do You Really Need to Do This Stretch 50 Times a Day?

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hen recommending home exercises for clients, I’m often asked, “How often should I do this?” If it’s an exercise, like a calf stretch that I know makes such a massive difference when practiced regularly, sometimes I reply with “forty or fifty times a day.” Sounds extreme, I know. But, here’s the thing, your body adapts to how you use it …

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Special Preview: Your Glutes are Connected to Your… Hip Flexors?

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ou got no working glutes, girl!” my instructor said loudly to a room full of people gathered around watching me with my feet on a giant stability ball, hips in the air, and hamstrings screaming. Nope, no glutes helping out here, just my hamstrings on the verge of uncontrollable cramping. I’m sure you’re wondering what’s going on at this point. …

Bolstering Benefits for Your Knees Hips Ankles

Bolstering Benefits for Your Knees, Hips, and Ankles

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or her entire life, my grandmother took baths, never showers. Mostly to prevent her hair from getting wet, which she washed and set herself once every two weeks on Thursdays like clockwork. Little did she know, her bathing habit not only preserved her hairstyle but also preserved her ability to move freely well into her late eighties. Taking a bath …