Stretching 101: How, When & Why to Stretch.

Versione Italiana: https://spark.adobe.com/page/zkhUgSNDBQujg/ What is Stretching? Stretching is a type of physical exercise that aims to elongate the muscle that is being stretched (and its tendon too, which is the tissue that connects the muscle to the bone). Stretching exercises can be implemented in 2 ways (or in a combination) of these: 1) Passive Stretching … More Stretching 101: How, When & Why to Stretch.

How your DESK JOB is affecting your Health (and what to do about it).

(Versione 🇮🇹 Italiana sotto 👇) We, humans, are made to stand, to move. Not to sit. Well, not for too many hours in a row, at least. Having a desk-job (or being a student), though, makes you sit for most of your day, which puts a lot of stress on your body. In fact, when … More How your DESK JOB is affecting your Health (and what to do about it).

“Kyphotic” Posture

(Versione 🇮🇹 Italiana sotto 👇) KYPHOTIC POSTURE Kyphotic Posture The “Kyphotic“posture (a.k.a. Hunched or Rounded Back) is characterized by an excessively rounded forward back, so that the thoracic spine looks like the letter “C“. The Kyphotic posture can be caused by common daily activities, such as the prolonged use of the computer or smartphone, or … More “Kyphotic” Posture

“Sway Back” Posture

(Versione 🇮🇹 Italiana sotto 👇) SWAY BACK POSTURE Sway Back Posture The “Sway Back” posture is characterized by: forward head, a long kyphosis extending from the thoracic to the lumbar region, sunken chest, rounded shoulders and pelvis tilted backward. The pelvis is also shifted forwards, compensated by the backwards shift of the upper trunk. The … More “Sway Back” Posture

How to fix: Hyperlordotic Posture (a.k.a. Instagram Booty posture)

(Versione 🇮🇹 Italiana sotto 👇) HYPERLORDOTIC POSTURE Hyperlordotic Posture (a.k.a. “Instagram Booty” posture) The hyperlordotic posture is characterized by an excessive lumbar lordosis, which means that the lower back curvature is exaggerated. This increase in the lumbar lordosis is resulting from an anteriorly tilted pelvis which is caused by: Short, tight: ⁃ Lower Back Extensors … More How to fix: Hyperlordotic Posture (a.k.a. Instagram Booty posture)