Today we are going to be looking at the IT band and how to use myofascial release techniques to alleviate knee stiffness and mobility. What is the IT Band? The IT band is connective tissue that’s responsible for hip flexion. It originates at the top of the pelvis and goes right the way down to […]
If you are constantly battling chronic pain, the chances are you won’t be able to do the exercises and stretches you need to do to keep yourself fit and healthy. This is where self-massage and Myofascial Release can help. All it takes is a Lacrosse ball and a few techniques that we will cover here
These swingable weights can burn calories and tone your body amazingly.
But what are the Best Kettlebell Exercises for Women get the maximum benefit?
This myofascial release technique can help with lower back pain and some causes of knee pain. With this technique, we’re going to be targeting the Glute Medius and Minimus, which are important factors in addressing those issues. Gluteus Medius Issues The primary function of the Glute Medius is to keep your pelvis level during walking […]
Several muscles contribute to pain in the hips, buttock and lower back but this article covers trigger point release with a Lacrosse Ball for the main culprit, the Piriformis.
A kettlebell is basically a cannonball with a handle. This piece of Russian exercise equipment is a cast iron or steel cannonball with a handle attached to the top. Another way to look at is as a teapot without a spout, which is why it’s referred to as kettlebell in English. The Russian name for it […]
Sometimes when you’re at the gym, you pick up a piece of fitness equipment only to realize that, not only do you not know how to use it, but that you have no idea how to integrate it into a beneficial workout routine. For example, does the fact that a medicine ball has handles make […]
Kettlebells are among the most versatile and effective pieces of gym equipment out there. It’s shaped like a cannonball and features thick handles. Its origin is dated back to the early 1700s in Russia, but it’s only become popular as gym equipment in the rest of the world in recent years. This weight can be […]
The human body is best exercised based on natural movements. A few pieces of functional fitness equipment can really help with this. Find out more >>
Most folks think jumping rope is either for kids or professional boxers, but it is one exercise that is highly underestimated as it burns off more calories per minute than running or swimming and the mid-impact nature of it has been shown to help with bone strength and osteoporosis. As well as being great for […]
Jumping rope burns calories and improves your agility tremendously but can seem hard to learn, but it is actually pretty simple – find out how here >>