Last week I went to Louisville, KY and had the great opportunity to hang out for a bit with Mike Robertson, the world-renowned President of Robertson Training Systems. Mike is one of the leading experts in the country when it comes to corrective exercise, physical therapy, and rehabilitation.
Here are some great tips Mike has about the issues plaguing so many 'desk jockeys' at work:
Get up, stand up....
We all know that sitting in front of a computer isn't the best thing for our health or posture. So what do we do about it?
are several simple strategies to improve your pelvic alignment, get
those glutes firing better, and keeping that low back healthy.
- Purchase a stand-up desk. If you use a laptop, try splitting your time 50/50 between sitting and standing.
- Use an airex pad or pillow to perform prolonged hip flexor stretches while reading or typing.
FIDGET! Creep begins to set in at approximately 20 minutes; by moving
around you help negate the effects and keep your tissues at better
The computer is a necessary evil. Figure out
ways to combat your computer nerd posture by following these tips and
you'll be that much better off when you hit the gym!
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P.P.S. The Freaky Fat Loss Workout and Recipes is coming NEXT WEEK! It will feature incredible pumpkin-based workouts using the world-famous Tabata fat loss interval protocol!