Mobility

Easy & Effective: Brugger’s Postural Relief Exercise

When looking at the body, each muscle group has a primary role it plays in maintaining proper function and movement. Although there is some overlap, generally these muscles can be categorized into 2 groups – postural and dynamic.

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Mid-Back Mobility Matters

Having adequate mobility through the mid-back, also known as the thoracic spine, is important in preventing pain and dysfunction. The thoracic spine consists of 12 vertebrae that starts at the base of the neck and runs down to the low back. 

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Hip Mobility Drill

The hip consists of a “ball-and-socket” joint that is formed between the Femoral Head and the Acetabulum, a part of the Pelvic Bone. As a result of its shape the hip joint is capable of a wide range of motion in all directions – forward and backwards, side-to-side, and rotation inwards and outwards.

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Stretching VS Foam Rolling

When should you be stretching and when should you be foam rolling? In reality, there’s a lot of overlap between the two and combining both together can often provide beneficial results. However, there are instances when one may be more appropriate over the other.

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Self-Isolating? Try these stretches at home!

We all know how important staying active is for our overall health and well-being. Whether that’s cardio exercise, lifting weights, stretching, or a combination of all three, there are clear physical, mental, and emotional benefits. The more we move, the better off we’ll be. If you find yourself stuck at home or working from home, try out this mobility routine.

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Slouching Affects More Than Just Your Back!

I think we can all agree that the longer we sit at work, in the classroom, or in front of a TV we tend to find ourselves slouched and slumped over, especially towards the end of the day. We all do it, if someone tells you they never have bad posture, they’re lying! Everyone knows that slouching and poor posture can lead to backaches and pains, but there are other lesser-known consequences that can develop as a result of this. Many of these can be avoided by developing good habits!

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