Stretching your fingers – Why and How – Periscope Replay

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If you followed me on social media you’d know by now that i am here to get you fit in a different way that many coaches and personal trainers do. While you will see me running and sprinting you will also see me stretching my fingers and toes, one at a time.

My belief is that the smaller habits we do daily throughout our lives make the greatest difference, whether positive or negative. It’s the details that make the whole.

So why stretching your fingers? Let me ask you this, do you type? If you do then your fingers and hands probably rest in the same position for hours, very little movement, which causes stiffness Do it at the end of the day or during the day and you will see how amazing you it feels.

When we stretch our fingers we release tension in our hands and wrists as well. But also in the forearm. Your muscles are connected to each other. If you don’t feel a muscle movement that does not mean it’s not there.

So let’s get started with the stretch.

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Alexandra Merisoiu
Alexandra Merisoiu, The Body Engineer, is the Founder of The Merisoiu Technique - Institute Of Health And Human Movement and Dracula’s Retreat. She is also a qualified Low Back Pain Management and Prevention Exercise Instructor and REPS registered .

She specialises in working with runners, beginners and advanced, who want to run faster, further, with less effort and fewer injuries. This is done through natural movement fitness and running technique and mechanics.

Since 1995 she has explored how the body and mind works. She has done this through using many different sporting techniques and working with a wide variety of highly respected coaches. She is a 3rd Dan Black Belt in Karate Shotokan, runs her own Karate club and is IJKA 2017 triple World Champion, 2016 WMO Martial Arts British National and European Champion. She still competes at an international level.

It is through these learnings, and drawing inspiration from respected natural movement names such as MovNat, IdoPortal and POSE Method of running among many other that she has created The Merisoiu Technique and has established her own unique transformational programs that incorporate thousands of years of knowledge with Natural Human Movement.

Alexandra’s mission is to challenge the status quo of how to achieve the truly strong, fit and powerful body a runner needs to perform at their best level. This is done through building strong, lasting foundations in the natural outdoor environment; reducing the risk of injuries and educating people on the power of the fundamentals of Natural Human Movement and Martial Arts Wisdom.

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