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Mobility Exercises

Love is Christmas - Sara Bareilles

I don't care if the house is packed,
Or the strings of light are broken.
I don't care if the gifts are wrapped,
Or if there's nothing here to open.

Love is not a toy, and no paper will conceal it.
Love is simply joy that I'm home. Read more

 

Daily Wake-Up For Your Spine and Shoulders

With an exercise ball and a towel or exercise band, you can do both of the simple mobility exercises shown in this video as a daily wake-up for your spine and shoulders.

When rolling back on the ball to encourage extension of the spine, aim to roll back to a point where your legs are fully straight and extended at the knees with your feet remaining on the ground. Read more

 

I Hope You're Happy, By Lee Sang Yi

I wanted to share this song from the original soundtrack of "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha" - just love its sentiment.

From my newsletter on October 18, 2021: Read more

 

8-Minute Hip Care Routine

This is a follow along hip care routine.

Begin seated on a comfortable surface with your legs extended in front of you. Read more

 

A Simple and Highly Effective Way of Protecting Against Tennis Elbow

Virtually all of our everyday activities ask our forearm flexors to do the heavy lifting relative to our forearm extensors, so naturally, our forearm flexors tend to be stronger and more resistant to injury than our forearm extensors. Read more

 

Simple Movements To Keep Your Shoulders Healthy

This is a look at how to use a suspension system training kit or gym rings to restore lost shoulder mobility and to keep your shoulders healthy at any age. Read more

 

How to Reverse Rounded Shoulders Caused By Excessive Sitting

This is a simple routine to reverse the effects that prolonged sitting has on shoulder mobility. Read more

 

Protect Your Lower Back By Strengthening Your Obliques

One key to avoiding back pain and injury is to keep your obliques strong - these are the muscles that line the sides of your abdominal wall. Read more

 

Try This For Chronic Back Pain and Stiffness

If you have chronic or recurrent back pain and stiffness, it may be that shortened hamstrings are creating a constant downward pull on your pelvis which could be causing compensatory biomechanics within your lumber and thoracic spinal regions, manifesting as pain and/or stiffness. Read more

 

2 Exercises to Condition Soft Tissues Around Ankles For Improved Balance and Agility

This routine is helpful in conditioning the soft tissues that surround your ankle joints, which is necessary for experiencing optimal balance and agility. Read more

 

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