Posture

A Fascinating Look at 2 People with Tummy Bulge and Diastasis A Closer Look at Diastasis Both of the following people did not have the abs they wanted despite doing abdominal exercises. Let’s take a deeper look into what causes a diastasis and why some people have the abs they want and others don’t. What …

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Tips for Picking Up and Carrying Your Child Safely If you have small kids or grandkids, then you know the “please hold me cry” is impossible to ignore! Don’t worry, there is a safe way to pick up and carry your child without killing your back and shoulder in the process. Welcome to the Tip …

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Sway Back: Why Your Anterior Tilt is Causing Your Back Pain Sway Back: How Your Anterior Tilt Can Cause Back Pain A sway back is when your back arches too much and your pelvis is stuck in a rocked forward position. This places the hamstrings in an over-lengthened position and often makes them feel tight …

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The Gluteus Maximus: Get Sciatic Pain Relief The Glute Max is a very large muscle that makes up the buttock and can be a source of sciatic pain relief. This muscle is responsible for simple daily activities like: sitting down with control and get back up as well as walking and running. A weak …

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Exercises to Improve Posture and Relieve Back and Neck Pain In an “a-ha” moment today, I realized that I need to write about posture tips that make my clients go “a-ha,” too! Below, you will find my personalized tips for better posture, including exercises to help you achieve your goals. I’m passionate about building proper …

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Increase Pull-Up Strength with Lat Pulls I’m going to go crazy and call the lats a core muscle. Yes, you are thinking correctly; I said lats, the muscles you think of using for pull ups. They are very, very large back muscles. These muscles come down and attach into your thoracolumbar fascia, which is also …

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Increase Scapula Strength and Build a Strong Shoulder Prone Y’s on Foam Roller Strong lower traps are important for building healthy strong shoulders, enhancing core strength, and prevent scapula pain. Most of my patients that come in with a tight lower back, midback and upper neck pain have weak lower traps. One of the best …

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How to Fix Rounded Shoulders: The Thoracic Spine Stretch Looking for information on how to fix rounded shoulders? You came to the right place! But first, you need to ensure you have mobility in your thoracic spine, which we’ll do via a thoracic spine stretch. A mobile thoracic spine supports fluid, correct movement of your …

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#1 Exercise for Fixing Forward Head Posture Chin Tuck with a Head Lift You need a strong neck to stand up straight and hold your head in line with your body. Due to forward head posture, most people have overused and tight muscles in the back of their neck. These muscles have to strain to …

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