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Anti-Sitting Strategy #3

Here’s theĀ  third instalment of our anti-sitting strategy exercises This exercise has to do with muscle strength. Muscle weakness and atrophy can occur after about 7 days of inactivity. As muscles weaken they get tired and sore and weight-bearing loads are...

Damage Control for Acute Back and Neck Pain

We interrupt our series on Anti-Sitting Strategies to give you some advice for an acute attack of back or neck pain. Here’s a quick guide to some self help measures. Our Anti-Sitting Strategy exercises will resume next week. Keep moving. Too much rest will...

Anti-Sitting Strategy #2

Furthering our series of Anti-Sitting Strategies, here’s another exercise for you. Hips get very tight with sitting and inactivity. So much so that stress and strain gets loaded onto the lower back contributing to overall back pain, hip pain and sciatica....

Anti-Sitting Strategy #1

Well, I don’t know about you, but I’ve been sitting way too much. Here’s my antidote to sitting: The Bridge Exercise. Raise hips up off floor, keeping your core engaged and using your glute muscles. Hold for a few seconds, then slowly lower back...

Exercise Without Leaving Your Couch

If you’ve become a couch – potato like me during these extraordinary times, you’ve probably finished Netflix by now and it’s time to get some exercise. We start to lose muscle after about a week of inactivity. But we’re essentially...