ATHLETIC SERIES

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  • ATHLETIC SERIES - SHOULDERS

    We want to start with engaging the scapula. Fully protract and retract the scapula focusing on the motion from the back of the rib cage. Think of the shoulders acting independently of the rib cage. You don't want to jut your ribs upward when trying to move the shoulders. They are isolated joints ...

  • ATHLETIC SERIES FOR THE HIPS

    Although this flow will be all encompassing, we are surely going to place more emphasis on the hip region! We'll start off by sliding our feet up and down the mat to promote hip flexion. From there we will lift the foot and bend at the knee to promote internal and external rotation. This will be ...

  • ATHLETIC SERIES - CARDIO

    It can either be used as a warm up or on one of your off days if you're not performing in a particular sport or more dramatic fitness routine. Cardio is always a good idea and is all encompassing! All sorts of movements traces back to one thing - your heart! The more you move the your heart will ...

  • ATHLETIC SERIES FOR BIKERS

    This is a great flow for my biker friends out there! Bicycle training is a very intensive regimen, but also one that is somewhat two dimensional. With this training, comes a lot of tightness since you are staying in a shortened position for the duration of the workout. You want to work to get the...

  • ATHLETIC SERIES - MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

    Fascia is a sort of gooey, watery connective tissue that wraps and encompasses all the muscles of our body. We want it to be like Taffy and pliable, not restrictive and stuck. A tennis ball will be perfect to help us for this myofascial release as it will act as a sort of 'gentle force' that is a...

  • ATHLETIC SERIES - WIND DOWN & STRETCH

    This flow is designed to bring you back down to a more rested tempo, while keeping the body mobile and limber. You don't want to go from 60 to 0 by slamming on your body's "brakes". It's always wise to slow down gradually and conclude your workouts with a wind down and stretch to really etch into...