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January 1, 2017

Here's a quick three minute video provided by Stretch To Win Institute that teaches you how to stretch your Core 4 muscle groups. This includes your glutes, hip flexors, QLs (low back muscles), and Lats. This is an example of dynamic stretching which is now the preferr...

August 29, 2016

Water is one of the most essential elements of life.  Our bodies are made up of anywhere between 50-75% water.   We can't live without it!  Did you know that chronic dehydration is one of the leading causes for inflexibility?  We've all been told at some point in our l...

The ancient Chinese Medicine practice of Cupping dates over the past 3,000 years. Cupping techniques have helped treat a range of disorders and symptoms. Cupping has shown to provide added benefits when combined with other alternative treatments such as Myofacial Relea...

Fascial Stretch Therapy™ (FST) is a science based, dynamic approach to improving  multiplanar, multijoint, and rotational movement in the body.  FST applies the techniques of PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation) to bring bodies back into balance and pro...

 

Melissa and I just finished up a really great continuing education training in Scottsdale, AZ with Ann & Chris Fredrick of Stretch to Win Institute! We learned deeper Fascial Stretch Therapy™ techniques on improving hip and shoulder mobility and much, much more. There...

Fascia! 

Everyone seems to be talking about fascia these days. But what is it really?  

Here is a video of fascia inside of a human forearm under 25x magnification. 

 

Fascia runs throughout your entire body like a three dimensional interconnected spider web. Fascia a...

 

Unless you spend most of your workday like this guy, you may be suffering from a condition known as Upper or Lower Crossed Syndrome. This was first recognized by Dr. Vladimir Janda.  These conditions are becoming increasingly common with people who spend much of...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you Hana Medina for the interview and having us a part of your piece on injury prevention!  

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Do you remember the last time you were able to squat like this?  

 

We were all born with the ability to squat.  As we age, many of us lose our ability to squat stemming from a change in lifestyle activities and habits.  

Some habits include an increase in...

It was six years ago to the month when I first traveled to Scottsdale, Arizona for my Level 1 FST (Fascial Stretch Therapy™) training course.   Upon my arrival, I had the honor of meeting Ann & Chris Fredrick, founders of FST™, got to know and work with the rest of the...

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