Stairway Stretch Series

Here's a yummy standing stretch series for the holiday break at Effortless Movement. Use it to keep your hip flexors from becoming dried up rubber bands that pull at your low back. Super-helpful during the holiday season when you might be sitting more than usual. Long periods of Sitting = Tight Hip Flexors = Cranky Low Back The easiest place to do this series is in a stairway, but feel free to substitute and ottoman, a picnic table or a short dog.

Barrel Exercises on the Squishy Ball

The Squishy Ball exercises we do at Effortless Movement are based on Joe’s arc barrel and spine corrector exercises. They are awesome for working your entire abdominal wall, lengthening the legs, and getting control over your ribcage.

Build a Super Hero Suit with Criss Cross

I love exercises where you can tell right away that you’re doing your body good. Simple Criss-Cross is one of my favorites because it works your intercostals, the muscles in between each of your ribs. These muscles can: Draw your rib cage inward, giving you a “V” shape, like you’re wearing a Super Hero suit.… Continue reading Build a Super Hero Suit with Criss Cross