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Lesson 8: The Neck

THE NECK – a joint that carries lots of weight up top!

 

In today’s lesson, we cover the following topics:

  • Neck pain and running! This is a super big complaint of many runners;
  • How to assess the neck for runners; and
  • How to treat and improve neck mobility and of course pain for our runners.

 

Once you’ve completed the above lesson, make sure to incorporate any of the below exercises (depending on what you’ve found with the assessment portion of the lesson):

  • Self Sub-Occipital Release  – This is an amazing way to release the tightness at the base of the skull. This can do wonders for headaches.
  • Arm Pit Stretch – It’s time to get a nice stretch on the back side of the neck to get rid of some of that tension and tightness in the backside of the neck. 
  • Banded Chin Tucks – Time to strengthen your neck and posture at the same time with this one.

     

If you need some equipment to get started, find out what we recommend on our equipment page) and get started.  

PS – Sorry again about the audio! It was WINDY. If you have questions, let us know. 

 

Stay tuned for next week’s lesson where we tackle how to assess and treat your neck!

 

For any questions or feedback, feel free to email us at mitch@themovementcentre.ca!

 

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