Overview Here is a simple stretch that you can try to release tightness in the pectoralis major muscles in the chest. If, like most of us, you are at a desk all day or driving a car for a living,
Overview In this post, I show you a short and effective shoulder warm up to reduce the likelihood of injury for the shoulder joint and girdle (or shoulder blade), that you should do especially prior to any sports that require
Overview After completing your neck warm ups and neck stretches, you should focus on neck strength to maintain neutral posture. In particular, we are interested in strengthening the muscles at the back of the neck as per this video. By
Here are some useful neck stretches that you can do, after your neck warm ups exercise, to maintain range of motion and to reduce tension in the shoulder and neck muscles. Target Muscles In this video you will see neck
Here is a simple set of neck warm Ups to reduce tension build up in the shoulder and neck region. You can do it prior to movement to help prepare the joint for activity and to reduce the likelihood of
Lumbar Extension Overview In this video below, we look at how to perform lumbar extension to relieve leg and lower back pain. Back pain is one of the most common ailments that people present with to me at the clinic.
When training, you should aim for both flexibility and strength for a happy lower back. Since we are often seated at work, we need to focus on exercises that promote neutral posture when we hit the gym. We should avoid
First understand neutral alignment It sounds obvious to be told to keep your body upright, relaxed and in neutral alignment, but so few of us do it. Your body is designed to take the load of gravity through your musculoskeletal
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If you are suffering from lower back pain, you are not alone. Some four out of five adults will get lower back pain at some stage of their lives. It can range in character from just a mild ache to being hugely debilitating. In most cases, lower back pain is as a result of long term faulty posture