Posts Tagged "back exercise"

Quick Tip: Did you know a wall is all you need to stretch your chest?

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Did you know a wall is all you need to stretch your chest?

  This week we continue to work on improving our upper body posture with this back and chest stretch against a wall. Now that your back is feeling stronger from last week’s back strengthening exercises, we can use this wall angel stretch to loosen up those tightened back muscles and further open up our chest. This stretch is important for all of us since our daily routine and movement patterns tend to keep us in a forward leaning, and at times, slouching position. The wall angel stretch improves the health of our superficial back line, which is important to our overall posture....

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Quick Tip: Do you know your I’s, Y’s, and T’s can improve your posture?

Posted by on Apr 21, 2016 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know your I’s, Y’s, and T’s can improve your posture?

  For most of us, our posture is something we unconsciously tend to compromise as a result of our daily habits, and our home and workplace ergonomics. Whether we are driving, working on a computer, playing with children, or just sitting and relaxing, we tend to drop our shoulders forward into a more relaxed position. This week’s quick tip shows you a quick and effective way to activate and develop your back muscles to help you regain your posture and counterattack the effects of our unconscious daily slouching. This exercise also stretches your chest muscles, which will allow you...

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