Time to break out of your winter slump!
We sit a lot more during winter. And sitting is habit forming- whether you like it or not, the more time you spend motionless, the more your muscles are training to stay habitually contracted. In short, the more you sit, the more likely you are to keep sitting. These muscles are literally developing an aversion to elongation, which means that when its time to stand up and go at the end of the day, you are going to feel stiff.
The importance of shoulder mobility
Shoulders are indispensable; we use them for all tasks great and small, before we even reach the gym. This article will highlight the importance of maintaining both shoulder stability and mobility: the stronger your shoulders are, the more you can do; the more mobile your shoulders are, the more you can do without incurring injury. We make shoulder mobility a priority for everyone we treat, because it makes life so much easier and more comfortable.
2.5 hours of exercise a week?! Where can you find that kind of time?
In the back of your head you know you need to be getting at least 2.5 hours of exercise a week. Let’s break it down: 2.5 hours becomes 150 minutes; you begin to realize that you can hit this goal 2 minutes at a time, in 10 minute increments, in 30 minute bursts or an hour at a time. 150 minutes is yours to customize as you like- get creative. And if you need help getting creative, then come to the experts! We are well-versed in the art of micro-exercise. Sneaking in small doses of fitness in the windows of time between your busy schedule.