Improve that Posture

Updated: Apr 11, 2019

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Do you suffer with any #postural issues like the ones in the #pictureโ“

Poor posture can often cause discomfort and #pain and itโ€™s something that a lot of people suffer with - particularly when it hasnโ€™t been addressed correctly๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿปwith our #athletes not only do we complete a #functional #movement #screening assessment we also analyse posture and look at ways in which we can improve this๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿปbelow weโ€™ve provided our Top 5 tips to #improve your posture and live more comfortably๐Ÿ’ฏ

๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚Implement a combination of #strengthtraining prescriptions using a variety of #movementpatterns - using exercises that often require a large amount of spine and #corestability will help develop correct posture when performed correctlyโœ…

๐Ÿ“ฑHand held devices and tablets will almost certainly be a key component in addressing your posture - all to often we find ourselves laying down, crooked neck scrolling through our #socials ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚try and sit up or prop up your devices so your spine keeps a more #neutral position๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ปHow many of us use a swivel chair at work and the back rest is angled to a point where youโ€™re almost horizontal๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚Try and keep the back upright, bend the knees correctly and place a cushion in the lower-mid back for extra #support - no slouching๐Ÿšซ

๐Ÿ˜ดAdjust your #sleep position๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿปa bad position can affect your posture and studies have found laying on your back or side with a pillow support will position the spine in the best way๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿปlaying on your front puts a lot of pressure through the spine and can inhibit progress!

๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚#stretching and #mobility are go to tools when trying to make postural corrections๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸปParticularly when exercise has been added to your regime๐Ÿ˜ŠIdeally a daily routine (10-15mins) will release a lot of tension in the muscles and joints and set you up for a good nights sleep before bed๐Ÿค—

We hope these top tips help you with your posture๐Ÿ‘๐ŸปDM us and let us know if we can help you in any way

#thecatalystproject #posture #form #strengthtraining #functionalmovement #movementassessment #movementpatterns #lifestyle #sleep #socialmedia #textneck #stretchingroutine ๐Ÿ’ฏ

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