A good office chair can make a difference. But there is no level of chair that can make your body happy with static positions. And sometimes, less support makes things better.
Pilates Mat classes focus on core strength but for some, the work is felt in the hip flexor muscles instead. Simple tips to improve muscle balance can help shift the work back to the abdominals.
Multiple studies have indicated negative effects from stretching regimes including a loss of strength and a greater chance of injury. Adjusting your stretching regime may help you gain mobility without a loss of power.
“See all. Ignore most. Correct the essential.”
This Eric Franklin quote highlights the challenge we face as teachers in deciding when to correct and when it’s more powerful and positive to pass. It’s not about the cue it’s about the result.
Core exercises are often prescribed for chronic low back pain. Core strength and core stability exercises are different. Know which exercises and cues work for you.