STAVE OFF Blog

Resistance Band & Bodyweight Exercises For Travel

By Vanessa Kiriakou | July 1, 2019

Summer means more travelling and more time away from routine than normal. Time off from the gym and from your training can sometimes be a good thing! Training hard all the time is mentally and physically draining. Don’t feel bad for taking a week off during your vacation time to just relax. However, if you […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hamstrings and Lower Back

By Vanessa Kiriakou | June 30, 2019

Our featured yoga pose of the week is a seated forward fold. This pose is great for all bodies, since it can be modified to best suit your needs. This pose will stretch your posterior chain, particularly your hamstrings and low back. It can be done anywhere so it is an easy pose to add […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Triceps and Chest

By Vanessa Kiriakou | June 23, 2019

Our featured yoga pose of the week is an upper body stretch for the triceps and chest. The upper body is sometimes forgotten when doing mobility work. However, it is important to be mobile in the chest, shoulders and upper body. Many movements require sufficient mobility in the upper body. Also, it can help to […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Spine and Hips

By Vanessa Kiriakou | June 16, 2019

Do you often sit with poor posture? Find yourself unable to utilize your spine’s natural range of motion? This week’s featured yoga pose is especially beneficial for you! Our pose of the week is a seated spinal twist. A seated spinal twist can be performed in a variety of ways to best suit your body. […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Ankles, Hips and Groin

By Vanessa Kiriakou | June 9, 2019

Do you find yourself uncomfortable in the bottom of a squat? Unable to keep your heels down at the bottom, or get low? This yoga pose is for you! Our featured pose of the week is a deep yoga squat (Malasana). You may be thinking, how can a squat be part of my stretching routine […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hip Flexors and Quads

By Vanessa Kiriakou | June 2, 2019

Our featured yoga pose of the week is reclined hero pose. This pose is a deep hip flexor and thigh (quadriceps) stretch. It can be modified in many ways to best suit your body, though some variations might require a block or pillow. If you have any serious knee pain or injuries, you may want to […]

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