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Mobility Exercises

Mobility Training to Help Prevent and Address Sciatica

This is a look at a handful of mobility exercises and foam rolling tips that are generally helpful to those looking to prevent or overcome mild to moderate sciatica. Read more

 

Improve Balance, Core Stability, and Joint Position Sense

The key to benefiting from this seemingly simple exercise is to stay on the balls of your feet throughout the entire movement, and to maintain core engagement. Staying on the balls of your feet is what will lead to improved balance and joint position sense. Read more

 

Shoulder and Spinal Stretching Session

If I was limited to doing one exercise daily, I would choose a fully body stretch via the shoulder and spinal stretching routine shown above. Read more

 

Mobility Routine for Desk Workers

Begin by taking your neck through controlled flexion, extension, rotation to both sides, and lateral flexion, all as far as you can comfortably go.

Then take your neck through full circles in a controlled manner, clockwise, then counter-clockwise. Read more

 

Unilateral Spinal Rotation Exercise to Improve Posture and Back Health

This is a simple spinal mobility exercise that you can use to improve and maintain good posture and back health.

Start on all fours. Extend one leg behind you and keep it relatively straight with the balls of that foot anchored on the ground. Read more

 

How to Counteract Slouching and Open Up Stiff Shoulders and

In resting child's pose, hands outstretched in front of you, palms down, press your chest downward and alternate between leaning down into each armpit - think of making your armpits bigger with each pulse. Read more

 

How to Liberate Tight Shoulders

Be sure to keep your core engaged and maintain steady breathing throughout all of these movements. Read more

 

3 Movements for a Stronger Core and Healthier Shoulders

In Korea, frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is common enough at a certain stage of life that it's called "fifty shoulder," meaning a shoulder ailment that tends to develop sometime during one's fifties or beyond. Read more

 

Mobility Drill to Reverse Forward Slumping of Your Spine

This is an excellent exercise for improving extension through your spine and reversing the effects of forward slumping of your spine.

Start on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ground. Read more

 

Archer Push-Ups Using Gym Rings to Develop Upper Body and Core Strength

These are called Archer push-ups whereby you lower your upper body beside one arm while straightening your other arm out to the side.

You can begin on your knees, and once you’ve built up strength and confidence with this exercise, you can try it in a full push-up position.

Archer push-ups can also be done with your hands on the floor and without the use of gym rings. Read more

 

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