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 …

How to Find Your Hidden Mobility with a Twist

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Habitually holding, or sucking your stomach in is common in our culture. This chronic holding pattern creates limited mobility in the waistline and has a negative impact on the intra-abdominal pressure needed for healthy internal organs and a healthy pelvic floor. Today’s exercise is going to help you assess how much true mobility you have in your waistline when it …

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 …

How to Hydrate and Release Tight, Painful Hips

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I originally learned this technique from Jen and Casey over at Fusion Pilates in Asheville, and it’s gotten very popular over the years because it’s a very effective technique! This exercise is the perfect supplement, and maybe even the missing key, to any hip stretches you are already doing. It helps to hydrate and release tight, congested muscle and fascial …

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 …