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Hip Flexor Relief Workshop Part 2: Posterior Hips

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  hope you enjoyed the first part of the Hip Flexor Relief Workshop. In part one of our mini workshop, we focused on release exercises specifically for the hip flexors and quads. In part two, we’ll focus on the backside of the hips and you’ll learn a couple very effective exercises inspired by Kit Laughlin. Tightness and tension in the …

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A Free Mini Workshop for Your Hip Flexors 

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  ast August we filmed a mini workshop called Hip Flexor Relief. We intended it to be our very first paid online class. But, one thing led to another and the production of the video was put on hold. Fast forward a bit and today we have exciting changes happening behind the scenes at the studio and it’s taking a lot …

Flamingo Hamstring Stretch

The Flamingo Stretch for Chronic Sitters and Heeled-Shoe Wearers

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We’ve talked a lot about how frequent daily sitting over time shortens the muscles and soft tissue on the front of your hips and we’ve demonstrated an effective stretch to help with shortened, painful hip flexors. We’ve also talked about how the lifted heels in shoes can shorten your calves; even the smallest heel in a running shoe or men’s shoe …

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 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 …