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10 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Tennis ball mobilization- mid back

In this post I’m going to show you how to use the tennis ball to mobilize the muscles in the mid back. This includes those hard to get to rhomboids between the shoulder blades and the middle traps that sit on top of them. The goal with this mobilization is to anchor one end of [...]

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06 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Stretching pt 11- Mid Back

In the introduction post to this series, we reviewed and answered some common questions regarding stretching, including why, when, how, etc. Click here to review it.
In this post we will be talking about stretches specifically for the mid back. This includes the long [...]

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06 October 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Self Muscle Massage- Neck/Back Extra Credit

Working on the back as a whole can be tricky. The muscle groups are arranged in overlapping layers and for every large muscle there are five tiny little ones buried beneath it that run solely from one vertebrae to the next. That being said- it can be REALLY tricky to get in there and loosen [...]

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