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The Active Hip Airplane!

The hip airplane is a great exercise for enhancing your balance, strength, coordination, glute activation, and joint mobility all at the same time. This exercise helps to encourage a strong, stable spine while also moving through full internal and external rotation of the hip joint. Great for runners, cyclists, weight lifters, and anyone who does dynamic movements. Perform 1-2 sets, 5-15 repetitions at the end of the workout. For more…

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Thoracic Kettlebell Stretch

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Ah, the trapezius, levator scapulae, and rhomboid muscles.  These guys like to swell up with stress and tension better than Thanksgiving Dinner when the topic turns to politics.  The good news is we have a video that shows you how to use a kettlebell to give a deep stretch to those tight muscles that we think you’ll love.

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The Standing Hip Stretch

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

Hip pain, balance problems, loss of mobility – try this mobility routine for your lateral hips.  Pair this with the supernova for the hips and see what you can achieve.

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Craig Fitzpatrick, hosmer chiropractic health

Doorway Hip Stretch

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

Hips, wonderful hips!  We need them to help protect the spine, to produce force, and embarrass ourselves at our cousin’s wedding reception dance. They do a lot of work, and they can get gnarly and tight if we don’t take good care of them. The Standing Doorway Hip Stretch lets us loosen up the lateral hip muscles. This is a great mobilization pre and post workout, or before you get…

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Hosmer Chiropractic Health, Jeremiah Schulze

Mobility Building Blocks to Cook Squat

By: Jeremiah Schulze

This video shows some simple techniques and variations that can be performed to gain a more organized spine, and challenge your hip and shoulder mobility, once you are able to drop into a deep squat. Use this video to continue building on your cook squat and bottom of the squat mobility. Your squat does not have to look perfect to use these exercises, just do them to the best of…

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The Cook Squat for Hip Mobility & Back Pain

By: Jeremiah Schulze

The following dynamic movement is often touted as one of the most challenging exercises a modern human can accomplish. Undoubtedly, our early ancestors would have shaken their heads in embarrassment at our inability to sit deep into a simple squat like a normal cave dwelling humanoid, and then simply stand up, especially without holding big rocks, logs or a prize bull elk over our heads. That’s just what we are…

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Craig Fitzpatrick, Hosmer Chiropractic Health

Scapular Glides for Increased Shoulder Mobility

By: Craig Fitzpatrick

If you’re someone who suffers from workplace posture, upper cross syndrome (rounded shoulders), or mid-back & neck stiffness, check out this rehab video! Watch chiropractic assistant & CPT Craig Fitzpatrick demonstrate shoulder glides to improve shoulder mobility and decrease shoulder, mid-back, and neck pain!

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Jeremiah Schulze, Hosmer Chiropractic Health

9 Airline-Approved In-Flight Stretches

By: Jeremiah Schulze

If you are an avid reader of obscure news you may have heard about the 70-year-old Korean man who was arrested for doing yoga. Normally, yoga is not something you get arrested for. But, one aspect of a stretch routine is choosing the appropriate time and place for your routine, or the appropriate routine for your time and place. This gentleman was on a United Flight from Hawaii to Japan…

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