Most people attribute their pain to their neck or their low back, forgetting the important section of their spine in the middle, the thoracic spine.
Therefore, if you want to improve flexibility, you need to incorporate the correct muscle activation.
Your fascia is composed of a dense network of highly organized collagen fibers, which gives the tissue the strength necessary to support the extraordinary amount of force placed through the arch when walking and is why it is called your arch support.
This unchartered territory may seem like an uphill battle for most women post pregnancy and the need for a sliver of normalcy may seem out of reach. Three things to remember:
Skiing is a complex, total body sport both, aerobic and anaerobic, that requires strength, stability, mobility, and cardiovascular endurance.
Seventeen muscles attach to your shoulder blade (aka your “scapula"), which can play a role in shoulder pain, arm pain, neck pain and more. Here’s how identifying alterations in scapular position can improve overall function.
Additionally, since this exercise emphasizes the posterior chain (the muscles on the backside of our body), it can help improve your posture and offset the detrimental effects of prolonged sitting.
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Fortunately, there are alternatives to those clunky machines at the gym. I will discuss common exercise equipment that can be avoided and more functional alternatives that you can do with or without a gym membership.
There have been multiple studies that show the combination of blood flow occlusion and low level exercises (think bodyweight exercises) can induce strength and hypertrophy, similar to someone lifting heavy weights most days of the week.