Kit Luaghlin has a chair stretch for your lower back muscles. Great if you have been sitting for way too long today. Stretches obliques, quadratus lumborum, as well as latissimus dorsi. Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
Kelly Starrett did a 10 minute video on posture for the tech crowd. My best position is my next position. getting into correct posture while sitting/ typing sitting without overextending using standing desk Also check out Mobility 101 for more ways to improve mobility and posture.
A nice PNF style stretch to do while you rot in the office. Also, do it both ways. resisting the the knee, while pushing it up (as shown in the video), then press it down into the stretch contracting the glutes, pushing the knee down for a couple of seconds, then lean forward & pull […]
Jami Tikkanen with a quick thoracic mobility wod to fight that hunched over sitting posture. Here are more sitting related posts.
Kelly Starrett tackles the greatest evil of our modern world. Sitting. Test: Can you get 120-130 degrees of range of motion in a knee raise? I failed. pulling yourself forward when in the bottom position of the squat creates a pseudo flat back (man belly – anterior pelvic tilt) instead, push the knees out to create torque On […]
If you are a Deskbound office slave check out these stretches and exercises to fight the evil that is prolonged sitting.
Kelly Starrett shows us quick mobility drills he uses after prolonged periods of sitting. Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
Now here is something to watch on your weekend. Kelly Starrett did a talk in the Health at Google series. Titled “Deskbound”, he talks about what prolonged periods of sitting does to our bodies and how we can fight that evil. Basically, the talk is a brief summery of what you have already learned if […]