The ribcage has three major roles in the health of our body, how it moves and more. Watch this fun, interactive webinar and discover the major roles of the ribcage and why it important for you to know when it comes to the health of your body and how it moves.
If you have been following our newsletters we have been sharing some great strategies to decrease the tightness, pressure, and discomfort in your eyes, neck, and shoulders.
In this installment, we will look at some common exercises you may be doing and how to bring the new information into your workouts to decrease the pressure on your neck and shoulders.
Planks, push-ups, and rows can all be great exercises for improving upper body and core strength. Yet, when these same exercises are performed less than optimally they can cause tightness, pain, and injury.
Keys to getting the strength without the tightness pain and injury:
Maybe it is when you lift your arm a little too high when reaching into the cabinet or bringing your arm down. Perhaps it is not in your shoulder but more in your neck you feel the discomfort.
There are several muscles that connect your shoulder to your neck, thus why when you move your head or neck you may feel discomfort in one or the other.
There are two primary movements of the arms, pushing and pulling. How you perform pushing and pulling patterns when exercising and during your daily life can affect how 'good' your arms, head, neck, and ribs will feel.
Today we will look specifically at the concept of pushing. In everyday life, we push a shopping cart, a. door, a lawn mower, a stroller, a suitcase, and more. When exercising we push a chest press, overhead press, a cable press, a sled, and others.
An important concept is how we do anything is how we do...