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

xxx

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

xxx

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

xxx

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

xxx

Foot Mobility Exercise

HI Everyone,

Happy Tuesday! This weeks stretch is a continuation from a few weeks back.  Focus in on improving movement of the ankles, arches and toes.  Make sure to put weight on the working foot.  You want to exaggerate every movement as much as possible.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

xxx

Hip WarmUp

 

Hi Peeps,

This weeks stretching exercise is a warmup for the hips.  This stretch will help warmup the hip joint and the lower back.  The more exaggerated the movement the better.  Make sure to keep your knees bent.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

xxx

 

Ankle & Foot Flexibility work

 

Hi Everyone,

This weeks stretching exercise is a great way to relieve foot pain and improv ankle and foot flexibility.  This stretch can be done as a warmup for foot work or a cool down after a tough training session.  In order to have a flexible spine and hamstrings you also need flexibility through the ankles, arches and toes.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

xxx

Shoulder WarmUp

 

HI Peeps!

This weeks stretch is just in time for the holidays.  With all that shopping and lugging around shopping bags, your shoulders probably need some work.  Here is a great warm up stretch for the shoulders.  It also helps break up scar tissue and increase shoulder flexibility.

Enjoy & stretch carefully!

Sarah

xxx