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What Your Shoulders Are Telling You

Shoulder pain is very common among people with desk jobs or drivers who fight traffic frequently during the week. There are many reasons why your shoulders hurt.  Most of the time, however, your shoulders are telling you: “keep me  BACK … Continue reading

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Stretching your Low Back: End of the series

This is the last of series on basic stretches for a healthy back.  I hope you have put the stretches on my previous posts into practice. Always remember to Never  stretch to the point of pain. If a particular stretch … Continue reading

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Protecting your back: Stretching the Quads

If you have read my last couple of posts, you should know simple stretches for your low back, glutes and hamstrings by now.  You should also know the rules of stretching.  So I won’t go over them on this post. … Continue reading

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Stretching your leg muscles for a strong back: The hamstrings

Some people act surprised when I tell them that tight thigh muscles can not only mess up their posture, but also injure their low back and their knees.  Until recently, scientists analyzed muscles by regions with total disregard to the … Continue reading

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Making your low back happy: Stretches for your low back

We stress our low back tremendously during the day.  Few can escape the “joy” of rush hour traffic, studying, working in front of a computer, and many other activities that put our low back at risk.  When we sit for … Continue reading

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