Posts Tagged "back posture"

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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Do you know what your superficial back line is and how to stretch it?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Community Workshop, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Do you know what your superficial back line is and how to stretch it?

Did you know your superficial back line is a sheath of connective tissue that runs from your forehead to your toes? This week Psoas co-owners, Scott and Jenny, show you how to stretch your superficial back line (SBL) so you can keep it strong and healthy. Proper care of your SBL is important as its primary role is to keep us upright and to prevent us from falling forward. Consistent sitting or slouching will cause the SBL tissue to be tugged into positions that can cause calf cramping, spinal compression, or just general looseness which can make it difficult to maintain proper back and...

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