1. Commute 2. Stretch at Desk 3. Workout at Lunch 4. Go for a Stroll 5. Every half-hour, do an exercise for two minutes.
If your posture is anything like mine, you probably feel like the Hunchback of Notre Dame. SO, before reading any further, I want you to pause and look at the way you’re sitting. Is your back bent over? Shoulders slumped? Head over-extended forward? Now let’s test you while standing. Is your pelvis pushed forward and lower back swayed? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you have poor posture. There are so many different posture corrector methods out there, but today we wanna give you advice that will really help: Presenting... 11 Posture Corrector Methods that...
Back pain is the worst. Anywhere! Upper, middle, lower, it doesn’t matter where it’s located, back pain is very uncomfortable. We have discussed lower back pain causes, lower back pain relief, and gave some lower back pain stretches at home. Upper back pain is less common than lower back pain. Your upper back is the region right below the neck (cervical spine) and just above the low back (lumbar spine). The upper back is also known as the thoracic spine. The thoracic spine is what connects our head and neck to our body. It is there for stability. To help...
Have you ever wondered where your lower back pain comes from? And exactly what you can do to help it? In a previous blog post, we mentioned 7 remedies for lower back pain relief. One of those remedies is stretching. Stretching is not just for the dancers, or yogis who want to be flexible. Stretching can benefit everyone. If you don’t know exactly what is going to help relieve the lower back pain, start with a stretch. This can relieve pressure and strain on the muscles and soft tissues in your lower back. The muscles, ligaments and tendons are all...
Before we dive into helping lower back pain during pregnancy, let me introduce myself. Hi, I’m Hannah! I work in the marketing department at Plexus and YES, I am pregnant! So, you could say that I’m a reliable candidate to write this blog (at least my fellow co-workers thought so). Here’s a little background: I’m currently 25 weeks prego and I hear this phrase almost every single day, “You don’t even look pregnant!” And it’s true. I’m hardly popping out, even though I’m over halfway to the finish line. It’s because my sweet baby boy (IT’S A BOY!) loves to...
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