thoracic mobility

Beyond aesthetics, poor posture can also lead to chronic pain, most commonly lower back pain.
You can have the best shoulder mobility in the world, and it won't help if your spine can't extend.
Rows, holds, pulldowns, and isometrics: a strong back is one of your most important assets in strength training and it translates to so many activities.
The spine is a highly complex structure, and injury mechanisms are by no means straightforward.
The third in a series of mobility instructional videos for total body mobility, stability, and strength.
Most athletes focus too much on the primary muscles, meaning legs, quads, hamstrings, the big muscle groups.
If your goal is to move well, improve your core and posture, and get strong, this may be the best exercise you are not doing at the moment.
Having more movement in your posture makes endeavors in athletics and life a little bit easier.
You must understand your movement patterns, mobility, and every other aspect of health and fitness outside of your gym time.
A great way to approach core stability and coordination is to look at how the body works during gait.
Support and mobilize your torso with the Plexus Wheel.
Even if you have no aspirations to do back bends, a spine that can flex and extend properly will help you with the rest of life.
This progression will help open up your hunched, rounded, slouching upper spine.
Embrace your neighborhood park to reclaim freedom of movement in your shoulders.
Facing your own weaknesses can challenge even your most fundamental principles.
If your work has you hunched over a computer all day, here's an easy way to get your back up and moving again.
Pain may manifest in a single area of the body, but it indicates a dysfunction of the system as a whole.