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Annoyingly this has cut off my head unless you watch it through IGTV 😂 I’ve nicknamed this one “the broomstick” Follow closely to what I’m doing in this video. Please start with level one and work your way up. This is great for anyone with thoracic or lumbar pain, stiffness or just general lack of mobility. . As I say in the video don’t forget to breath. Holding your breath holds tension and won’t allow you to relax into the movement and decreasing your range of motion. As always thanks for watching if you have any questions feel free to ask. Have a merry Christmas 🎄 and a happy 😊 new year.

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I’ve had loads of people come in with hand issues. There’s not a day that goes by that we don’t use them. . Just like any other muscle they get fatigued and need attention! . So here’s my tip on how to relieve the pressure on our poor hands 🖐🏼 . Watch 👁 the video 🎥 and give it a try!

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Many people struggle to open their hips and flat out don’t have the mobility to even do a body weighted squat. This video shows a great way to warm up the hips and can lead to improve range of motion. Most people know it as the frog 🐸 stretch but I like to call it the staffy 🐶 if you have ever seen a staffy lie down you’ll know why. 1: Start on your hands and knees then gently spread your knees apart keep feet turned out. You’ll find very quickly where your limit is. You’ll notice I have decent mobility in this position. 2: Once in this position rock backwards like your trying to sit. Again you’ll reach your limit quickly. Please don’t force this position. Come back out by rocking forward then repeat. With each pass you should gain more depth. 3: You can hold the bottom position and attempt to squeeze your knees together. This activates the hip and groin muscles. Relax and sink further into the hold. 4: You can repeat this process of rocking back and forth as many times as you feel it’s needed. Some days you’ll be tighter then others. 5: Continued use of this drill you should notice improvement in your squat. Allowing the body to reach correct depth with out shortcuts is critical when squatting. 6: In short you’ll increase depth which means increased capacity to lift heavier. Gaining more strength and more mobility along with better recovery. Give it a go and see how you feel 😁 Also who likes the upgraded music👍 #massage #mobility #remedial #stretch #bodyinmotionmuscletherapy

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Here I talk about “The Bretzel” aka “The Pretzel”🥨 Excuse the voice over I thought I’d give it a go. Probably should stick to writing ✍️ it out 😂😂 I’ve outlined how to do this stretch below. Any questions feel free to ask😁 How To Do the Brettzel: 1. Start by lying comfortably on your side with your hips and shoulders stacked on top of each other. Use a foam pad or rolled-up towel for neck support if desired. (Note: I did not do this in the video) 2. Bend your top leg and bring it toward your chest a little past 90 degrees and firmly grip it with your bottom hand. Drive bottom knee down and back, then reach down with your top hand and grab that ankle. If it’s too difficult to grab the ankle, use a towel or strap to hold and pull the leg backwards. 3. Relax and inhale then, while exhaling slowly, rotate your top shoulder back and down toward the ground. 4. Repeat for five to 10 breaths, rotating lower each time until your top shoulder reaches the ground (or as far as your range of motion allows). 5. Back off your shoulder rotation slightly and try kicking your bottom leg away from your handhold, moving your knee back and increasing the lower body stretch. 6. Relax your shoulder back down with two to three more breaths, then hold in that position for one to three minutes. It’s at this point that you want to allow your muscles to fully relax and your entire body to soften in shape. Let your breath flow easily and welcome the stillness. 7. Release your hands, roll to the other side and repeat the full sequence.

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Back again for part three. This one is known as “hip stretch with a twist”. Great for improving hip mobility as well as opening up the chest and thoracic(upper back) 1: Drop down into a lunge position and put both hands on the floor in front of you. 2: Put your arm closest to your lead leg on your opposite shoulder. 3: Rotate and drive elbow towards the ground. 4: Rotate back around opening up your chest and thoracic. Repeat 5-6 times or as needed and swap sides. Try and improve the range of motion with each pass. #rangeofmotion #mobility #massage # dryneedle #remedial

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Part 2 is what everyone knows as the cat and cow drill. . I’ve added a little variation in both the cat and cow position. . I start on my hands and knees and then push upwards through the thoracic. This is the cat 🐱 position. Hold this position for a moment then lower down and allow your shoulders to drop while keeping arms straight. This is the cow 🐮 position. Repeat this process as many times as you want. I usually do around 5-6. . My addition to this movement is in each position I rotate through the shoulders as you see in the video. This puts the spine through a complete range of motion. If you find a tight spot. Then you can hold repeat as many times as needed. Then finish off with a few cat and cows. . This movement is extremely great for spine and shoulder mobility. . #mobility #healthyspine #movement #remedial #massage #dryneedling

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Part 1 of me breaking down my morning mobility drills. . There is 3 movements in this video. . 1: T-spine rotation 2: Lying cross overs 3: Cross body hold . If you want to know more. Ask away! 😁

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