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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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The Yurkish (Thoracic Mobilization) Delight!

Our very own Canadian superhero, Dr. Kevin Yurkish, came up with a very effective way to isolate and mobilize stuck joints in our thoracic or mid-back mobilization. So cook up some poutine, pop open a Labatt’s, and get ready to have the best moving thoracic spine this side of the U.S. Canadain border!

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The Hosmer Delight

One ball to rule them all…. Is it a foam roller? Is it a trigger point ball? OR IS IT BOTH? You be the judge! The Hosmer Delight Medicine Ball Mobilization uses a slightly deflated medicine ball to mobilize the thoracic spine, and also works as a fat trigger point ball. More diffuse than a ball, but more concentrated than a foam roller, this thing can do wonders.

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Thoracic Press Up

Stiff upper back?  Not anymore!  Learn to get more mobility out of your upper back so you are not overworking your neck and lower back. It’s easy, does not require any equipment, and your neck and low back will thank you.

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Supermodel Suboccipital Stretch

Question: Do you know why supermodels don’t have neck issues? Answer: Because they are better than you… no, I tease! I tease!   This stretch will help to relax the muscles at the base of your skull (your suboccipitals). When these muscles get tight, they can cause headaches, neck pain, scalp pain, (all of which could ruin your super model career.  Just sayin). This stretch is quick, can be done…

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The Spinal Opener

Rotate and flex the stiffness away! This is a great stretch for the neck, upper back, and lower back, all at the same time. By rotating and then flexing, we force tight muscles that are hard to treat to get the much needed stretch they have been asking for. What a relief!

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The Horizontal SI Joint Roller

Feeling like your SI joint all locked up? Give this a try and get some relief! Follow along with Craig in rolling your Posterior Superior Iliac Spine! My… what now?! Your PSIS! To do this exercise you’ll need a very firm foam roller. We recommend using on of our top 3 preferred rollers: the Vyper, the M80 or The Grid X. For more stretches, check out our extensive rehab video…

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The Vertical SI Joint Roller

Follow along with Craig in rolling your Posterior Superior Iliac Spine! My… what now?! Your PSIS! To do this exercise you’ll need a very firm foam roller. We recommend using on of our top 3 preferred rollers: the Vyper, the M80 or The Grid X. For more stretches, check out our extensive rehab video library. Now get rolling!

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