We’re all guilty of keeping poor posture. In today’s world we all slouch in our chairs or when driving cars, we all look down at our phones, we all bend, reach for and lift things, we all lean forward to look at screens and watch TV, we all cross our legs when seated – just a few common tendencies that over time can create poor posture.
Simple exercises using body weight and requiring minimal or no equipment are often the best as they use the body’s natural bio-mechanics and levers and are often functional. That is, they combine strength, endurance, mobility and balance. This gives all round conditioning which may help performance and reduce the risk of injury in sports but also allows the participant to become generally fitter. Continue reading →