Allow your neck to change from shortened and uncomfortable to lengthened and relaxed as you ease into each position.
Do this before a squat workout or run. We don’t often work on hip abduction, and this can lead to a host of issues.
The counter stretch is a fantastic way of extending and easing your back when you are on the road.
You are going to relax for five to twenty minutes, and allow the arch of your back to settle naturally into the floor.
This is a great flow if your workout includes kipping pull ups, overhead squats, cleans, or push presses.
Today we are are working on stretching and lengthening your hip flexors - the iliopsoas muscles.
This is a fantastic progression. It teaches you how to stabilize the spine, while strengthening the core at the same time.
Through this exercise you will feel your breath travel through your body and observe the deep calming effect it has.
A common frustration is being unable to do an action after receiving a cue from an instructor. This is because we can't properly feel or control our bodies.
This flow warms you up with hollow rocks for the core, while opening into a squat, and externally rotating the shoulders as well.
This flow would be good to do before a lifting session with squats, performing a workout with pistols, or running.
You will need a strap to follow this segment, so that the muscles get the full opening effect while staying in a contracted state.
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