If You Wear Shoes, You Need This Calf Stretch

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I’ve really been looking forward to sharing today’s exercise with you! I learned this stretch in Katy Bowman’s Restorative Exercise™ program, and it’s the most simple and effective calf stretch I’ve ever come across. First, though, you need to know why this is so important. When your lower legs (calves, shins, etc.) get too tight, they can’t align properly with your …

How to Reactivate the Natural Spiraling Motion of Your Feet

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Something I learned from one of my favorite teacher in the world is to teach a feeling within an exercise as opposed to just teaching an exercise. You see, if I can teach you a feeling that you can identify with when you walk out of the studio door, you’re much more likely to embody the concept and make it …

My Favorite Exercise for Increasing Ankle Mobility and Releasing the Soles of Your Feet

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This exercise targets the soft tissue that runs from behind your knee all the way through the bottom of your foot; specifically your soleus muscle, achilles tendon and plantar fascia. These three structures are connected. The soleus leads into the achilles tendon and the achilles tendon goes around the heel bone where it leads into the plantar fascia. If you …

The Facial Fascia Fitness Secret

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This year has been the year of fascia education for me. I’ve learned just how important a role healthy fascia plays in overall body health. Of course, once you realize how important your fascial system is, your next question is, inevitably, “How the heck do I keep my fascia healthy?” Ultimately, the answer is simple. Healthy fascia is hydrated fascia …

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New Fascial Conditioning 6-Week Series Starts August 28th

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  ecently I attended another Fascial Conditioning workshop with fascia-nado, Tom Myers and fascia-nada Divo Müller. It was a fantastic workshop! In fact, it was so good I created a brand new series just to share this cutting-edge fascial fitness material with you. But first, I have a short story that really illustrates why fascial fitness is so important… at …