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THREE EXERCISES TO COMBAT A CRANKY BODY AFTER HOLIDAY TRAVEL

THREE EXERCISES TO COMBAT A CRANKY BODY AFTER HOLIDAY TRAVEL

​I just spent the greater part of last weekend in cars and airplanes, and my body absolutely hates me. My neck hurts, I have a headache, and my hip flexors are so wound up I can hardly stand up straight. Sound familiar? Here are the three exercises I hit immediately upon arrival at my destination […]

WANT AN AMAZING PIKE? YOU BETTER START FLOSSING…YOUR NERVES.

WANT AN AMAZING PIKE? YOU BETTER START FLOSSING…YOUR NERVES.

 FEATURED: NICOLE WOYAK, WWW.NICOLEWOYAK.COM ​In the last post, I discussed a little bit about basic muscle and nerve anatomy, and how to tell which structure may be contributing to difficulties with your pike stretch. Quick (and VERY simplified) review: if you are able to reach a lot further in your pike with your toes pointed […]

PIKE LIKE A CHINESE DIVER

PIKE LIKE A CHINESE DIVER

SHI TINGMAO AND WU MINXIA, 3M SPRINGBOARD FINALS, RIO 2016 OLYMPICS (HTTPS://WWW.YAHOO.COM/NEWS/CHINA-STRIKE-DOUBLE-DIVING-GOLD-211533875–SPT.HTML?REF=GS) Last August, I returned home to San Francisco from China, where I was working as a physio for the Chinese Olympic teams in prep for Rio. While I was there, I had the privilege of working closely with the diving team, which was one […]