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A Tight Pectoralis Minor May Affect Your Posture

PROTRUDING SHOULDER BLADES

TAKE A LOOK IN THE MIRROR

Look at your back in the mirror.  If your shoulder blades protrude, you might have a shortened (tight) Pectoralis Minor, and a weak Serratus Anterior muscle.

SIT WITH YOUR BACK AGAINST A CHAIR

The normal position for the shoulder blades is to be flat against your rib cage.  Sit in a straight back chair.  If you can feel your shoulder blades against the chair, that’s another indication they’re not in their normal position. Read the rest of this entry

Stretching 101

Stretch Everyday – Consistency Is Key

WHO SHOULD STRETCH. Every adult should stretch.

HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU STRETCH?  Stretch everyday.  It won’t take you that long. Consistency is key. You’ll see benefits, if you keep up with it.

HOW LONG SHOULD YOU HOLD EACH STRETCH? Stretches are held anywhere from 10 to 30 seconds.  If you’re pressed for time, stretch for 10 seconds.  Something is better, than nothing. Read the rest of this entry