This is a “feel good” stretch. Watch your pet cat doing this several times a day (your dog does it, too). The target area(s) to think about, as you do this stretch, is your entire back from your waist to your fingertips. This includes your waist, your back, your lats, underarms and all the way… Continue reading →April 12, 2017
This is an interesting stretch; it requires strength while it targets the lower back, buttocks, ham strings, calves, Achilles heels and the toes. HOW: Assume the “push up” position, except your buttocks are raised high above the rest of your body. Your hands and feet are flat on the floor. Alternating your feet, raise one… Continue reading →March 28, 2017
This stretch requires more strength than the other stretches; do what you can. In time your strength will grow. Be patient. This is a very demanding stretch and should be approached with full concentration and cautiously (as with all other stretches – only more-so). For one thing, you’re doing the NECK STRETCHES you did at… Continue reading →March 22, 2017
REMINDER: Check with your medical team to determine if you have any issues that may prevent you from performing this particular stretch. They may have suggestions on how YOU might modify it. CAUTION: IF AT ANY TIME DURING THIS STRETCH YOU FEEL PRESSURE ON THE KNEE AND/OR HIP JOINTS, STOP AT ONCE!! Imagine you’re a… Continue reading →March 15, 2017
There’s a lot happening in this relaxing “feel good” stretch. Even though the focus is on the OUTER THIGH, it’s equally targeting the buttock cheek of the same side. Secondarily, but equally important, are the areas of lower back, groin and inner thigh – all necessary to properly stretch the primary target area(s). The position… Continue reading →
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