Treat Yourself: Forearms (typing muscles!)
Treat Yourself! Self-Massage Practices with Drew • 21m
For a lot of us, this one should be a daily practice. You may notice a surprisingly high degree of tension in your forearms since this set of muscles does SO much for us (especially if you work at a desk) without getting much in return. This practice will not only help bring relief to your forearms, it will also help to support the joints above and below (your wrists and elbows!).
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Treat Yourself: Lower Leg Part One
Let’s address the lower leg, in particular the tibialis anterior or front of your shin bone. While this muscle drives ankle dorsiflexion, extra tension here can actually lead to limited range of motion in the ankles as well. Before doing this practice, squat and test your dorsiflexion angle first...
Treat Yourself: Lower Leg Part Two
While somewhat under the radar, the fibularis muscle group is worth investigating especially if you experience persistent knee or ankle concerns. A bit of attention here can go a long way!
Treat Yourself: Inner Thighs
The adductor group of muscles located along the inner thighs are typically under-worked in a typical yoga asana practice—they receive plenty of stretch inputs but hardly any strength inputs. While stretching is still valuable, balancing this with active work can optimize how your legs carry you t...