Winter Wellness: Six indoor activities to try

By | July 6, 2020 | Sport | Comments Off on Winter Wellness: Six indoor activities to try
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Keeping active in winter isn’t just important for your waistline, it also helps keep your body strong and your immune system in tip-top shape. So, if a chilly weather forecast is keeping you from enjoying your regular outdoor exercise, consider an activity indoors.

Watch Dr. Greg Sher demonstrate how to do a Wall Angel – a brilliant (and very difficult) postural exercise. 

Watch Sydney Spine’s Dr. Greg Sher demonstrate the best method to squat, lunge and deadlift in this short video.

Shoulder pain and tightness is a common complaint. Watch Dr. Greg Sher demonstrate some great stretches to get some flexibility through your rotator cuff. The big tip:  As with any exercise program, a slow build up and progression is vital to prevent further injury. Good strength and stability through the whole range of the movement is vital, so make sure your movements are meaningful. 

Watch Dr. Greg Sher demonstrate some excellent exercises to improve your mid back flexibility and posture.  Progression 1: Progression 2: The big tip: As with any exercise program, a slow and steady progression is very important to achieve an optimal outcome. A slow and steady build-up of flexibility allows your body to accommodate to the new position, and will allow your ligaments to stretch and your muscles to help hold you in better postures. You

Do you sit at a computer to work, or stare down at your phone for extended periods? Watch Dr. Greg Sher demonstrate how you can stretch your neck to counter these activities. 

Watch Sydney Spine’s Dr. Greg Sher demonstrate an important series of stretches for your back and pecs which will help improve your posture and flexibility immeasurably.

These exercises help relieve lower back pain. Watch Dr. Greg Sher demonstrate how to stretch your lower back and pelvis in this free video.

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