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Mobility Exercises

Simple Band Exercises to Liberate Chronically Tight Shoulders

This is a simple exercise band routine that I've found immensely helpful for liberating chronically stiff shoulders.

The movement shown toward the end of the video where the arm is in a back-scratching position is especially helpful to those who have a history of experiencing pain in the shoulders while using the arms overhead. Read more about Simple Band Exercises to Liberate Chronically Tight Shoulders

 

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 about Mobility Training to Help Prevent and Address Sciatica

 

Skinny Love - Cover by Daniela Andrade

Songwriter Justin Vernon on the meaning of Skinny Love: Read more about Skinny Love - Cover by Daniela Andrade

 

Daily Wake-Up For Your Spine and Shoulders

With an exercise ball and a towel or exercise band, you can do both of the simple mobility exercises shown in this video as a daily wake-up for your spine and shoulders.

When rolling back on the ball to encourage extension of the spine, aim to roll back to a point where your legs are fully straight and extended at the knees with your feet remaining on the ground. Read more about Daily Wake-Up For Your Spine and Shoulders

 

Simple Daily Wake-Up for the Legs

This is a relatively simple mobility routine that you can do daily to wake up your legs and have them ready for a wide variety of activities of daily living.

The emphasis is on activating the tissues through your posterior chain - mainly your hamstrings and calves - and through the front of your ankle and foot region. Read more about Simple Daily Wake-Up for the Legs

 

Posterior Shoulder Release

This is a relatively simple way of releasing tight tissues in the posterior shoulder region, mainly the posterior deltoid fibers and rotator cuff muscles and tendons that run through this region.

Ensuring optimal length of these tissues supports pain-free range of motion and functional strength of the shoulders while the arms are overhead and out in front of the trunk. Read more about Posterior Shoulder Release

 

Rotator Cuff Stretch to Prevent Impingement, Bursitis, Frozen Shoulder, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

This is arguably one of the most helpful stretches you can do to keep your shoulders healthy for overhead activity. Read more about Rotator Cuff Stretch to Prevent Impingement, Bursitis, Frozen Shoulder, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

 

Ellen Page on Living Truthfully

"How are you going to feel creatively motivated when you feel like you're living in a way that's not true?"

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Dr. Kai-Fu Lee on the Future of Artificial Intelligence and 10 Jobs Safe From Displacement by Automation

According to Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, the nature of artificial intelligence is such that it will not be able to do the following:

  • Accomplish complex work that requires precise hand-eye coordination.

  • Create, conceptualize, or manage complex strategic planning.

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