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Yoga for Runners - Boat Pose

Strengthens: Abdominal muscles, hip flexors, and spine.

Contraindications: Low back or neck injury. Late term pregnancy.

Main Focus: Balance on the “tripod” of the sitting bones and the tailbone, lifting the torso and the legs up. 500 more words

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Yoga for Runners - Standing Forward Fold

Stretches: Mainly hamstrings. Also calves, knee flexors, hips and lower back.

Contraindications: Low back or hamstring injuries. Late term pregnancy. High blood pressure.

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Yoga for Runners - Downward Facing Dog

Stretches: Soles of feet and fascia, Achilles tendons, calves, knee flexors, hamstrings, hips and lower back, elbows, shoulders.

Main Focus: Spinal length. The rest of the lengthening through the back body will come with practice. 526 more words

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Massage


Massage has many benefits and few side effects. It is relaxing and makes you feel revitalised.

Below are some of the common problems that are improved by a regular massage: 389 more words

Fitness

Esther Gokhale on Posture

After the operatic soirée, where I talked at some length about the connection between singing and posture Richard recommended to me a book by Esther Gokhale “8 Steps to a Pain Free Back”. 721 more words

Vocal Technique

Good Health and Good Posture

As physicians, we talk or are supposed to counsel patients about exercise and smoking cessation. That’s a given. But do we talk to patients and do we, as physicians, practice good posture? 392 more words

Fatigue

Compression Garments

I have been using various compression products over the years. Including full waist to ankle, power shorts, socks, tops and waist to knee shorts. They have allowed me to participate in sport through niggling injuries, aid recovery and prevent injury. 585 more words

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