Assess Your Hip Flexors and Quads to Solve Back Pain and More

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Your leg’s ability to go behind you is called hip extension. And when it comes to walking, hip extension is vital for a healthy gait. When the muscles on the front of your hips (your hip flexors and quads) get too tight and short, they can actually prevent your leg from going behind your body. When this happens, it inhibits …

How to Realign Your Toes and Relieve Tightness in Your Feet

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oot health equals whole-body health and, unfortunately, the design of many modern shoes doesn’t support the health of our feet. When the alignment of your foot is altered by a narrow and/or lifted toe box, or a lifted heel (which includes the padded heels found in many running shoes) it’s going to impact the way the rest of your body …

Relieve Forearm, Shoulder and Neck Pain with the Thumb Stretch

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ur hands are an easily overlooked part of the body when it comes to release work and alignment. We rarely even think about our hands, and everything we use them for, until something hurts or stops working. Consider everything you use your hands for every day: making food, typing, texting, cleaning, gardening, driving, just to name a few. Our hands, …

A Subtle Hip Flexor Stretch that Releases Hidden Tightness

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Your body adapts to the way you use it every day. For example, when you walk, your hip flexors stretch to one length and, when you sit, they become dramatically shorter. This flexibility according to need is very important. If you spend a lot of time sitting every day, your body eventually learns that you don’t need the hip flexor …

How to Maintain Knee, Ankle, Hip and Pelvic Floor Health with a Simple Squat

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Squatting multiple times daily is one of the best ways to maintain knee, ankle, hip and pelvic floor health while also keeping arthritis at bay. But in our Western culture, squatting is an ability many of us have lost because we’ve stopped going all the way to the ground and instead stop our range of motion at the height of …