How To: Alleviate Tightness in the Muscles

Upper Body 

Chest Lacrosse Ball Release: A self-care movement using a lacrosse ball to relieve tension in the chest after a heavy upper body workout.

Upper Body Foam Rolling: A great way to relieve tension/ knots built up in the upper body.

Lower Body

Lower Back Stretches: A series of 3 stretches aimed to alleviate lower back tightness or aches. Do each 3 times for a total of 30 seconds.

PVC Hip Flexor (Psoas) Stretch: Alleviates tightness in the hips and lower back aches by stretching the psoas muscle. Do each side for 1- 2 minutes daily.

PVC Wall Hip Flexor Stretch: Alleviates tightness in the hips and lower back pain. Do each side for a total of 2 minutes.

Psoas Stretch with Kettlebell: Alleviates tightness in the hips and lower back pain.

Quad & Hip Flexor Release: Alleviates tightness and knots in the quads and hip flexors, perfect after a heavy quad day that involved exercises like squats, running, air bike, etc.

Piriformis Release with Lacrosse Ball: Alleviates tightness in our glute muscles after a heavy butt workout.

Tailbone Mobility for Hip Release: Alleviates tightness in our hips, psoas muscle to the obliques and to the back.

Quad Foam Rolling: Alleviates tightness and knots in the outer, mid, and inner quads by using the foam roller.

Calf and Hamstring Release with Lacrosse Ball: Applying pressure with a lacrosse ball to alleviate tightness or knots in the lower hamstrings upper calf region while also working on ankle mobility.

Calf & Foot Release with Lacrosse Ball: applying pressure with a lacrosse ball to alleviate tightness or knots caused by standing for long periods, running, or jumping.

3-minute Ankle Mobility with Yoga Block and lacrosse balls: applying pressure with a lacrosse ball to alleviate ankle tightness and increase ankle mobility.