Full Body Flexibility

Hi Everyone,

This weeks stretching video is for the entire back line of the body.  This flexibility exercise targets the entire spine and hamstrings and calf muscles.  Make sure to keep the knees bent on the way down and up to protect but also stretch the spine.  Relax the head and arms throughout the entire exercise.  Remember to breath, especially when completely bent over.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

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Ankle Flexibility & Stability

HI Everyone,

This weeks flexibility exercise is a combination of strength, stretch and stability work.  We are increasing ankle and foot flexibility while strengthening the ankle and arches as well as training stability.  Think about lifting away from the floor and staying as high as possible through the arches.  Use the breath and remember to contract the gluts and abdominals.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

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Spine WarmUp

Hi Everyone,

This weeks stretching exercise is an active stretch that helps increase spinal rotation.  Back flexibility is important for overall health.  This is a great exercise to do before a workout or even afterwards as a static stretch.  Make sure to keep focus on the breath the entire exercise and only rotate as far as your body will allow you.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

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How to stretch the calf with some stability work

Hi Everyone,

This weeks stretching exercise combines a little bit of stability with a static stretch.  Make sure to engage the abdominals the entire time, think about keeping the spine as long as possible.  Breath and press the back heel into the ground.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

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Dynamic Back & Side Stretch

Hi Everyone!

This weeks stretching exercise targets the side of the body and the back muscles.  We are moving through the entire stretch to keep it dynamic.  Sit up as tall as possible and reach as far as you can with your fingertips.  Remember to use the breath the entire time.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

xxx

Sarah

Stretching exercise for the Gluts

Hi Everyone!

This weeks stretching exercise targets the muscles of the hip joint.  Try this stretch after your training program to help alleviate tight hips.  Remember to keep the shoulders and neck relaxed and focus on the breath.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

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Stretching exercise for Shoulder & Chest

Hi Everyone,

This weeks stretching exercise is for the upper body.  This warmup is for all the muscles that cross the shoulder joint.  Adding a chest expansion half way through allows for more intensity as the body gets warmer.  Remember to keep the elbows bent as you extend your arms behind you, knees bend on the squat and breath throughout the entire exercise.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

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Stretches to help improve Ankle flexibility

Hi Everyone,

It’s Tuesday again! Time to add some flexibility training to your week.  This weeks stretching exercise is for the ankles, arches and toes.  The more exaggerated the positions the better results.  Make sure to keep the leg as straight as possible (without locking the knee) to maximize the stretch.  Keeping a relaxed breath the entire time.

Enjoy & stretch carefully,

Sarah

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Improve Hip flexibility exercise

Hi Peeps,

This weeks video is a wide leg plie.  It’s a stretch and strengthening exercise that helps improve hip mobility.  Stability at the knee and ankle and all around lower body flexibility.  Keeping the back straight and moving up and down as opposed to back and forth are very important to perform the exercise correctly and safely.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

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Forearm stretch

 

HI Everyone!

This weeks stretching video is for the forearms.  You can also do this stretch seated.  Try and keep the arm as straight as possible, without hyperextending the elbow, to maximize the stretch.  Use the breath throughout the entire exercise.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

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