The core muscles are the muscles in your torso, front and back and sides. They are the muscles that hold you in an upright position when they are strong. When they are weak, you collapse forward. Forward-collapsed posture causes pain and dysfunction. That’s why you want to have a strong core. But what if [...]
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Strong abdominal muscles help you stay tall and have good posture. That’s a really good thing because poor, collapsed posture causes heaps and heaps of problems. When your back muscles and abdominal muscles (your ‘core’) are not strong enough to hold you up, you end up with forward head posture–collapsed posture. That creates the posture [...]
People have asked me about shoes with rocker bottoms. They are supposed to make your leg muscles stronger and more shapely but wait–how can that be? By letting the shoe do the motion rather than the joints in your feet, you are not using your foot and leg muscles fully. Here’s an article about this [...]
Here’s an easy way to strengthen your abdominal muscles. I learned this from a physical therapist. The easiest way to strengthen your abdominals is not to do crunches or sit ups. I don’t like crunches or sit ups for a few different reasons and sometimes they can actually cause back pain. The easiest way is [...]
My goal is to help you get stronger and have better posture and less pain regardless of your current situation. I have designed movements that you can do simply and easily in bed. Almost everyone, regardless of age and ability can do these movements. When you get beyond that point or if you want to [...]
You can get pain in your shoulders, arms and hands when the muscles around your shoulders are “out of balance.” That means some areas of muscle are “tighter” than they should be and some areas are weaker. That is what causes pain. This video will show you two simple movements that you can do to [...]
Pain relief from strengthening your muscles? You bet! A body that is strong and balanced has much less pain and functions better. I get letters and emails from people all over the world who took action when they started to understand how their bodies work. They started to understand that maybe they could become pain-free [...]
Posted in nutrition on Jun 25th, 2009
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