Category Archives: Posture

What muscles best stretch during pregnancy

Much has been documented about exercise during pregnancy which has formed quite a diversity of opinion, amongst health professionals. Some will tell you to try not to be too active, in order to avoid overstraining yourself, whilst in a vulnerable … Continue reading

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Gluteus Maximus: Our most powerful power generator

Ok let’s stand! Clench your fists tightly and then do the same with your backside. Come on! Really squeeze them tightly! Hold this for 15 seconds. Now that’s what I call a Glut turn on:) Some of you may feel … Continue reading

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Tight Hamstrings: The Bane of All Athletes

Hamstrings are speed generators. They are part of what I refer to as the “Big 5” power muscles. The Hamstring group helps the Gluteus Maximus extend the hip and increase stride length. Most hamstring injuries are not at the distal … Continue reading

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Psoas: our primary posture muscle

If you could look deeply into the abdominal core from the front of your body, the final layer of muscle attaching into the anterior portion of your lower back or lumbar spine is the Psoas major, part of the hip … Continue reading

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Posture and Emotions: a powerful connection

Humans are emotional beings. We live our lives expressively through the internal and external emotions that flow through us. Some of us are morning people and are full of energy at 6am. Our partners however, may be reluctant to face the … Continue reading

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