The body is pretty amazing. It is designed and created to move.
Joints and muscles work together and in harmony to move us around every day. Sadly, over time those joints and muscles can become hindered and limited in their movement, or injuries can plague a person and limit them.
Whatever the scenario, taking care of your body is important.
For many years, people have claimed that certain foods in their diet reduced pain and joint inflammation from arthritis. Researchers continue to investigate whether foods and spices actually may play a role in relieving joint pain and, if so, how they work.
By engaging the hamstrings in this manner, we are essentially flexing our pelvis. For 99% of our day, we live in extension, where our hamstrings are pulled at their maximal (while we sit, while we walk).
Here are the three elements of an effective foundation for a legitimate mobility program:
- Take your breathing seriously
- Incorporate uni-lateral stretches and movements
- You must work on achieving anatomical symmetry
If you ain’t doing #1, 2, or 3 above, you ain’t doing it right.