Bounce Back With A Therapy-ball Spine Massage

nullHealth & FitnessBounce back with a therapy-ball spine massageTry This: Soothe and ease those tight muscles by rocking atop two therapy balls placed next to your spine.Fitness instructor Jill Miller developed this upper-back soothing massage called the rib rock for the Rx Series at Equinox gyms. Give it a try at home the next time you’re feeling tight.Fitness http://www.kunyit.my/nano-curcumin-for-gynecological-cancers-treatment instructor Jill Miller developed this upper-back soothing massage called the rib rock for the Rx Series at Equinox gyms. Give it a try at home the next time you’re feeling tight.Melinda FulmerFitnessA stiff, sore upper back makes it hard to take a deep breath and relax. The good news is that you can ease that tightness with the help of two rubber therapy balls (or tennis balls). Fitness instructor Jill Miller developed this upper-back soothing massage called the rib rock for the Rx Series at Equinox gyms. Give it a try at home the next time you’re feeling tight.What it doesThe balls massage the intercostal muscles around your rib cage, the multifidus muscle that runs along your spine and the rotatores muscles that lie underneath them, allowing you to breathe easier.What to do

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Lying on the floor, take two therapy balls and place them on top of each other between the shoulder blades, to the left side of your spine. Cross your right arm over your body and hug your rib cage, then lay your left arm on top of it, as if you were giving yourself a big hug.0Breathe deeply and rock slowly from side to side, allowing the balls to dig in and massage the muscles across your upper back and alongside your spine. Switch sides, placing the balls on the opposite side of the spine and crossing your right arm over your left.If reclining on the balls provides too much pressure, you can perform the move against a wall.How muchRock for 90 seconds to two minutes. Pause and take a deep breath, and repeat on the other side.Meditation without the bells, whistles and Buddhas in West L.A.After years as a fashion makeover maven, Suze Yalof Schwartz aims to remake meditation. “Why could there not be a Dry Bar for meditation, where you could go in and come out and feel amazing?” she asked herself as she began to delve into meditating to relieve the stress of her busy life….Four new products designed to aid workout recoveryCoaches and physical therapists call it the RICE protocol: rest, ice, compression, elevation. After a workout, runners and cyclists who want to reduce muscle injury and fatigue, speed recovery and safely get faster and stronger should take it easy the day after a hard workout, ice to reduce…It’s Audrey Hepburn’s birthdayLovers of fashion and  style should join in celebrating actress Audrey Hepburn’s birthday on Sunday. Hepburn, born on May 4, 1929, in Belgium, died in 1993, but she is still cited as an icon of midcentury go here elegance. An Academy Award winner for 1953’s “Roman Holiday,” she made an indelible…James Beard Foundation picks ‘Historic Heston’ as cookbook of the yearBoy, talk about surprises. That sound you just heard wasn’t the Santa Anas blowing, it was the collective gasp coming from the American cookbook-writing community after the James Beard Foundation selected as the best cookbook of the year “Historic Heston,” a 9-pound, 400-page slipcovered…
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