Posts Tagged : Posture advice

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Working from home advice

Here is some advice for keeping your body balanced and pain free if you’re working from home or in the office. The image above shows you an ‘ideal’ home workstation setup. The key pointers are: Screen approximately at eye level Shoulders relaxed External keyboard and mouse 90 degree angle at elbow and knee Pelvis rolled…

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Top 5 posture myths

Most of the clients I work with want to improve their posture because they either want to get pain free, change the way they look, or reduce their risk of future pain and injuries – or sometimes all three! If you spend a bit of time researching on the internet how to improve your posture,…

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How to sit up straight

One of the most common questions that my clients ask me is how to sit up straight.  It sounds like the answer should be fairly simple but actually it’s not, and a number of things need to be said. First, that the key to ‘sitting up straight’ is to get your pelvis into a good…

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Egoscue exercises for pain free driving

I really like this video from Sonima and Pete Egoscue, a Posture Specialist and founder of The Egoscue Method. He shares three posture correction exercises you can do to help rebalance your body and make driving more comfortable. You could do these right before you drive, in the middle during a break, or at the…

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Egoscue exercises for the office

For many people, work tends to require sitting down for most of the day, often at a desk in an office. This can often lead to stiffness and pain. In this video, Pete Egoscue, Posture Specialist and founder of The Egoscue Method, shows you some exercises and tips to stay pain free. Nowadays there is…

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Egoscue exercises for a long flight

Sitting on a long flight for hours can lead to posture imbalances, joint stiffness, muscle tightness and pain. In this short video, Pete Egoscue, Posture Correction Specialist and founder of The Egoscue Method, shows you some simples exercises to rebalance your body and help make long flights more comfortable and pain free. I personally like…

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Pete Egoscue – tips for infants

In this short video Pete Egoscue, Posture Correction Specialist and founder of The Egoscue Method, gives you some simple tips to help your baby and infant develop. One key piece of advice is to not wrap their feet in shoes too early and too often. Remember, the feet are the foundation of your body, and…

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How to help your baby develop

Typically your baby will go through 5 stages of movement: 1 – Lying on her back. 2 – Rolling onto and lying on her tummy. 3 – Sitting upright. 4 – Crawling. 5 – Standing up and walking. Each of these stages is important in strengthening and developing your baby’s muscles, brain and spine. With…

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How to beat running pain

Our bodies are anatomically designed to run pain free, and yet so many runners suffer from foot, ankle, leg, knee, hip, pelvis or back pain! What’s going on? To find out, we need to look at the design of the human body. Your body is designed to have a certain structure or posture, in the…

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How to warm up a lot more effectively

You’ve properly been told it’s important to warm up before you exercise whether exercise for you is your regular walk, a run, playing tennis or going to the gym. I agree with this but I don’t think most people warm up effectively. Firstly, we need to ask what’s the point of ‘warming up’ in the…

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