Stretches for Runners

luluStretching is an important component to any fitness routine.  I love to actively stretch and encourage all my friends and students to practice yoga on a regular basis.  However, if you can’t get to class here are a few static stretches you can do AFTER your run (when your muscles are warm and joints lubricated) to help with recovery. Stretching helps improve performance and prevent aches and pains. Continue reading Stretches for Runners

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Let’s Plank!

Plank

A strong healthy practice, starts with a strong healthy core.

Those of you who know me or have taken one of my classes know that I LOVE planks!! I am sure to incorporate tons of planks into my flows.  When coming to class, you can expect planks, side planks, plank holds, and plank push-ups 🙂

The plank is one of the best exercises you can do for your core because it works your transverse abdominals or your “six pack” abdominal muscles. It also helps to  engage your back, arms, shoulders, glutes, and hamstrings.  Just a few of the reasons why I love planks so much! Continue reading Let’s Plank!

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