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 …

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 …

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 …

An Easy Way to Strengthen Your Back

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Many back strengthening, or extension, exercises have you lie on your stomach and lift your upper body (or your legs, or both) off the ground. While these exercises can be effective for some people, it causes many, many others to sink into the low back, and bend in places that already bend too much, just to get their upper body off …

The Wall Pec Stretch For Your Mid-Back Connection

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The Wall Pec Stretch Today’s video kicks off a three-video series that is particularly close to my heart, or maybe I should say it’s close to my back. 😉 I’ll be showing you the key things you need to know about your mid-back connection and, if you study and learn everything I’m going to share with you, I have no doubt …