I can't believe it's May! I'm looking forward to hanging out on my patio and admiring the beautiful flowers. After all, isn't that what April showers promised us?
This month I'm going to focus on the power of correcting your body mechanic, also known as ergonomics, and the importance of taking mico-breaks regularly throughout your day, which can increase your engagement and reduce fatigue. As always, please consult with your doctor first if you have any injuries, illnesses, or other medical conditions before performing any of our suggestions below.
Over the month of May we'll discuss the following topics each week-
Spinal Health. Your spine is the backbone of your ability to move, sleep and function properly. Without a healthy spine, everyday tasks like sitting, bending over, or walking can be really difficult and/or painful.
Lower Body Mobility. Tension, lack of range of motion, or weak muscles in your lower body can contribute to lower back pain, restless leg syndrome, and improper muscle compensation.
Core Strengthening. Strengthening the abdominals and back muscles will help improve your posture, form when exercising, and prevent a "hunch back".
Whether you're working a four or twelve hour shift, remotely or not, it's important to learn how to take better care of your body. Where the body goes, the mind and spirit will follow!