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8 POSTURAL EXERCISES FOR BETTER POSTURE

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8 POSTURAL EXERCISES FOR BETTER POSTURE

Linda Carlsson dipl. Postural Therapist at Caverus has developed a number of exercises that strengthen muscle groups that contribute to a better posture. A good posture means that the ear, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle are in a straight line above each other with an S-curvature in the spine. From the front, shoulders, hips and knees should be parallel to each other. The body should be able to stand upright, without conscious effort. According to Linda, there are many ways to train for a better posture. What we often see as posture training are exercises that strengthen large muscle groups, which appear to...

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Swedish Posture Evidence - 3D Qinematic Posture Scans

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Swedish Posture Evidence - 3D Qinematic Posture Scans

Check out these 3D Qinematic Posture Scans and review - analysing four main types of bad posture and measuring the effects before and after using various Swedish Posture products. 1) POSTURE TYPE: ROUNDED SHOULDERS Madeleine - a young and athletic lady but with a sedentary office job. She is concerned about her posture. Effect of using Posture Flexi on her posture?Scan 1 - without Posture Flexi Posture with the trunk leaning backwards, typical of people having strong abdominal muscles, quite unbalanced. She is using big muscles unnecessarily which can be tiring and energy demanding. Scan 2 - with Posture FlexiA much more balanced posture,...

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Best Knee Support for Running

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Best Knee Support for Running

Running is one of the best ways to stay fit and healthy, with runners enjoying the benefits of increased endurance, better fitness and the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors! However, running is a very stressful activity on the body so runners can be subject to injuries, especially in the knee and ankle joints. Knee Injuries in Runners Runners are vulnerable to a number of different injuries, especially if there is inadequate warm-up and cool down or training intensity suddenly increases. One of the most common ailments in runners is “Runner’s Knee”, which is also known as patella-femoral pain syndrome...

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What is the difference between an Open Patella and Closed Patella Knee Support?

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What is the difference between an Open Patella and Closed Patella Knee Support?

Open and Closed Patella Knee Supports are the most common types of knee supports available. The main difference between them is that in an Open Patella Knee Support the kneecap (or patella) is left uncovered at the front of the knee, helping to relieve pressure on the patella. We have covered the other benefits and difference between the supports in our article below. The knee joint is one of the most complex areas of the body, as it is responsible for co-ordinating joints and muscles as well as helping the body to perform a range of different movements. However, injuries...

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Office Wellness at your business

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Office Wellness at your business

Products for BETTER POSTURE Products for OFFICE WORKOUT Products for ACTIVE SITTING          WHY SWEDISH POSTURE?   - REDUCE BACK PAIN & STIFFNESS with Posture Back Braces: Flexi & Classic.                                            - IMPROVE FOCUS & CONCENTRATION with our Active sitting product: Posture Balance.                  - ELEVATE PERFORMANCE with Posture Training & Exercise products.                                           ...

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