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It’s finally warming up and many of us are starting to get more serious about our training.

It’s finally warming up and many of us are starting to get more serious about our training.    Our Total Health System's team is made up of all kinds of different athletes.  (we are all athletes in the game of life) Most of our team is doing the 5k.   For some of you doing a 5k [...]

Total Health Systems in Macomb County, MI Demonstrates How to Stretch the Neck

Total Health Systems in Macomb County, MI Demonstrates How to Stretch Neck Hi, my name is Piotr and I would like to present today a stretch for scalene muscles, which are located in front of the neck. They can be a big trouble for us, due to posture or your head being forward all the time working [...]

Total Health Systems, Pelvic Swing Stretch by Laurie Nuyens, Athletic Trainer

  Total Health Systems, Pelvic Swing Stretch by Laurie Nuyens, Athletic Trainer   Pelvic swing stretch, also on all fours. You're going to swing your hips out to the side. Feel a stretch. You can hold it here and/or slowly go back in fourth, feeling a stretch on each side. Total Health Systems, Pelvic Swing [...]

Total Health Systems Gastrocnemius Stretch by Laurie Nuyens

Total Health Systems Gastrocnemius Stretch by Laurie Nuyens Gastrocnemius stretch. Using the wall, put both hands up on the wall. Take one leg back. Make sure that both toes are point forward and push that heel into the ground.  Real important, you want to keep both toes forward. A lot of people will try to turn [...]

Foam Roll Introduction Exercise by Laurie Nuyens

Foam Roll Introduction Exercise by Laurie Nuyens So some of you may have seen this piece of equipment in your gym, or even here at the clinic. This is called a foam roller. This is a great flexibility tool. And what we do is we use this to work out adhesions in your fascia. Fascia [...]

Total Health Systems, Levator Stretch by Laurie Nuyens, Athletic Trainer

Total Health Systems, Levator Stretch by Laurie Nuyens, Athletic Trainer Levator scapulae stretch. Take one hand, reach behind your back. Reach, reach, reach, reach down with the opposite hand. Gently turn and look at your arm pit. Feel good, stretch, gentle pressure on your head.  With this opposite hand. And you're going feel a good [...]

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