Do you feel like you have rounded shoulders or poor posture? Do you sit at a desk all day? Do you worry you are going to be that stooped older person who can't look up properly? If that sounds like you, this well known but often forgotten technique may be just the reminder you have been looking for.
If you sit at a desk, drive a car or spend a lot of time looking down reading, playing on your phone or ipad - this is for you. Do you walk past windows and notice how rounded your shoulders are or how far forward your head sits? Do you worry about being that old hunched over person we have all seen? This quick and easy exercise stretches and strengthens at the same time.
Just think, in as little as 30 seconds you can sit more upright, release tension in your upper body and reduce your hunching. Watch the video below to find out how.
Do you suffer with foot, ankle, knee or hip pain? Did you know that issues at each of these areas can affect your balance and increase your risk of falls and even hip fracture later in life?
This video has some super simple tricks and a surprisingly tricky but super powerful exercise you can do at home to start reducing your falls risk and improve your balance today.
Do you get tight in your shoulders, upper traps and neck? Do you suffer with a tight chest, anxiety or just get stressed out and find yourself getting tight? This video is a tutorial on how to breathe optimally. This is the first video because many of the other exercises to follow require you to use this breathing technique or will have their effectiveness supercharged by using this way of breathing.
Remember as always - practice does not make perfect, it makes permanent so just because you breathe every day, you could be doing it wrong! If you have ever been subconscious about your tummy and therefore held it in, have worn jeans or pants with too tight waist bands or just had an extended period of stress in your life, you could be breathing suboptimally. This short video will show you how to know if you are breathing correctly and how to change it if you aren't.
Do you get stressed? Have you ever been so stressed out you say all the wrong things or words you have used your whole life just won't come to you? Are there situations where you can feel your heart rate rising, your shoulders lifting and your chest tightening, you want your body to stop it but don't know how - this is the trick for you.
The cool thing about this technique is you can use it in so many places - sitting, standing even laying in bed and it works super quickly. Check out the short video below to get this tool to add to your superhero utility belt for life.
If you have trouble getting to sleep, staying asleep or just wake up feeling like you need to go back to sleep even after a good 8 hours - you need to watch this. Do you get cranky with the kids just for being kids, need to rely on coffee or chocolate to get through the day or even feel like you just can't remember stuff because you are too tired for anything to sink in? In just 2-3 minutes, this super simple life hack helps to calm your nervous system and improve your posture ... and anyone can do it. Check out the video below for the full "How to".
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