What Is Bad Posture? Have you been told your posture is bad? What does that mean? And does the person saying it know what they’re talking about? So what is posture? Posture really just means the way you hold yourself. As such there isn’t necessarily a “good” or “bad” posture. Good posture for you is […]
Many people that come into our clinics believe they have bad posture. Poor posture can be a sign of many different things occurring in your body. Your posture, or the way you hold yourself and move often relates to your physical health/habits as well as your emotional and stress levels. Achieving better posture requires much […]
Bird dog is a core exercise used in many forms of exercise from yoga to Pilates to gym workouts. It requires core strength and extensor muscle strength but also balance and body awareness to perform well…
Place your hands on your hips with the fingertips pointing down. Ensure the shoulder is not rolled forwards by imagining your shoulder blades sliding gently towards the centre of your back, or your back pocket.
The knee joint is primarily a hinge joint. Simplified, the quadriceps, a group of muscles along the front of the thigh, work to extend the leg at the knee joint (straighten it) and the hamstrings, a group of muscles along the back of the thigh, work to bend the leg at the knee joint.
From standing, fold at the hip, knee and ankle joints into a small squat position maintaining length in the spine. Engage through the deep core muscles and transfer the weight into one leg without dropping or hitching one side of the pelvis