Back Bend Drill: "Down-Ups"

Back Bend Drill: "Down-Ups"

The most difficult part of the waterfall backbend is the last few inches before your hands hit the floor. That is also the most difficult part of the return to standing. If you can get your legs straight you have a fighting chance of making it back up to vertical!

What Muscles Should I Use in Bridge/Wheel Backbend?

What Muscles Should I Use in Bridge/Wheel Backbend?

The body should be as relaxed as possible in any pose, particularly a flexibility pose. But obviously some muscles are working to hold you up and keep your joints supported. So which muscles should be working in your bridge pose, and which muscles should be relaxed? Find out here.

Tight Hips? Alternatives to Rolling out Your IT Band

Tight Hips? Alternatives to Rolling out Your IT Band

Athletes like to roll out their ITB because feels like it would help to loosen up any tightness in the outer hip and leg, but a new study shows that this isn’t so. Here are some helpful stretches for a more effective release.