Better Posture Exercises

Better Posture Exercises

35-Minute Better Posture Workout

Need to improve your posture? Want to correct what the computer and being on your smartphone has done to your shoulders and upper back?

This better posture workout consists of 10 exercises, all targeting the muscles related to correcting posture.

TOOLS NEEDED

A pair of light dumbbells

Doorframe for one of the stretch/mobility drills

THE WORKOUT

1. Reverse flys
2. High plank with protract/retract
2 x 40sec

3. V squat
4. Reverse bridges
2 x 40sec

5. Y raises (prone)
6. Bridges
2 x 40sec

7. Cobra lat pulldowns
8. Plank
2 x 40sec

9. Side plank with reverse fly
10. Other side/arm
2 x 40sec
— Stretch & mobility drills

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Best Low Back Workout

Best Low Back Workout

Best Low Back Workout

 

TOOLS NEEDED

A stability ball

(1) moderate dumbbell

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The Workout

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30-Min Sweat & Stretch

30-Min Sweat & Stretch

30-Minute Sweat & Stretch Workout

This sweat and stretch workout is a great choice for the day AFTER a really hard workout.

Where your muscles are sore, but you still want to get some exercise in.

We spend about 20-22 minutes doing some low impact cardio, and then finish off with an extended stretch to relax all those muscles.

Or, maybe you just love stretching and don’t get enough of it in your regular workouts.

Well, then… here ya go babycakes.

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Sweat & Stretch Workout

 

TOOLS NEEDED

Some sort of stretch tie (like a yoga tie, an old necktie, a bathrobe tie)

The Workout

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Yoga Cardio

Yoga Cardio

30-Minute Yoga Cardio Workout [low impact]

TOOLS NEEDED

Yoga mat

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15-Minute Foam Rolling for the Hips

15-Minute Foam Rolling for the Hips

15-Minute Foam Rolling Workout for the Hips

This is the perfect little rolling workout if you have low back pain or have tight hips.

For 15 minutes we target the muscles around the hip joints with a foam roller, with 3 minutes of hip mobility drills at the end.

You’re gonna LOVE it!

OTHER FOAM ROLLING WORKOUTS ON THE BLOG:

15-Minute Lower Body Foam Rolling Workout

OTHER STRETCH & MOBILITY WORKOUTS ON THE CHANNEL

15-Minute Morning Stretch Routine

Hamstring & Hip Opener

Foam Rolling Routine

15-Minutes to a Stronger Low Back

10-Minute Morning Routine

10-Minute After Workout Stretches

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Yoga for Everyone

Yoga for Everyone

Yoga For All Levels

Yoga. I used to hate it. I was one of those numb-nuts who used to say “Yoga [insert rolling eyes here], that is waaaaaaay to slow for me.”.

And then I turned 45.

An age when mobility and flexibility starts to head south for an indefinite winter break.

So, I started going to yoga classes, and guess what happened?

Yup, I started to like it.Β 

I noticed myself getting calmer, as well as my ability to touch my toes came back.

So, I took a little course to teach it and went off to spread the yoga word to the masses.

I started with my little crew at an outdoor bootcamp one summer, and they encouraged me. “Yes, PJ! We would love for you to add yoga classes to your schedule.”.

I did and they hated it.Β 

Now, they didn’t hate yoga, or my class per sae.

Instead, what they couldn’t wrap their heads around was me being all gentle and kind in a workout.

Telling them that if something was too much “feel free to go into child’s pose”. If you need a break “lie down”.

They preferred the ass-kicking, yelling and screaming, move-your-ass-or-I’ll-throw-something-at-ya PJ.

Not the yogi PJ.

So, I hung up my teacher’s mat.

Every so often I sub a yoga class at The Studio, being careful not to be too nice (HAHA).

I also start my day with 10-minutes of sun salutations to get the blood flowing and the kinks out of the low back, and I attend classes as a student (I especially love attending yoga classes when I travel).

So, if you are one of those people who claim they hate yoga – please don’t.

Cause it is whatever you set your intentions to be.

Try this workout and make your intention to be curious. Curious on learning how to slow down and breathe.

From there who knows maybe you might actually find yourself rolling your mat out more often, instead of your eyes.

 

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