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The Importance of Stretching your Piriformis! (for those of you that have experienced the elbow in the bum!)

Deep Glute Stretch

The Importance of Stretching your Piriformis! (for those of you that have experienced the elbow in the bum!)   The Piriformis is a lateral rotator so it turns your leg outwards; it runs from your Sacrum (the bottom of your spine) to your Greater Trochanter at the top of femur. Lying underneath the Gluteus Maximus.   The Sciatic nerve lies…

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Benefits of Stretching

The benefits of stretching, and yes we should all be stretching, whether we are sat at a desk or working outside or doing some sort of sporting activity. Stretching helps to realign your muscle fibers, elongate you muscles and help get them back to and maintain the correct shape and length allowing the blood to flow freely through the tissues…

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Winter is coming…

Stretching before and after exercise is very important, many injuries occur due to the muscles not being warmed up or cooled down. Warming up helps to prepare your body and muscles for the activity, it gets the blood pumping around your body and the oxygen to your muscles providing food and energy to the muscle fibers, this helps to prevent…

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A Good morning stretch for Good Friday!

Stretches the length of your arms, neck, shoulders, back, abdominals and your oblique’s (the muscles to the side of your torso). Stand with your feet pointing forwards, shoulder width apart, making sure your knees are slightly bent. Tilt your pelvis forward a touch so that your bottom sticks out a little. Reach your arms above your head, keeping your arms…

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