This is the first video in a 5-part series of Strong Foundations: Express Workout videos.
This simple exercise will mobilise your middle and upper back. It's great as a warm-up exercise, whether before doing other exercises, or just when getting ready for your day.
This simple exercise will help to relieve stiffness in your upper back. This will help you move more easily everyday.
Mobilising your upper back will relieve pain and discomfort in your neck. It will help you to improve your posture and stand up tall.
These exercises will relieve stiffness in your shoulders. Done regularly, you will notice your posture improving and a reduction in neck and upper back pain.
This video takes less than 2 minutes. You will feel both energised and relaxed after doing these exercises!
This exercise will strengthen the muscles in your back and shoulders. These are important for good posture and keeping us strong for everyday activities.
Performed regularly, it may also build bone density in your spine (especially important if you have osteoporosis or osteopenia).
Stiff shoulders can be uncomfortable, affect your posture and cause neck and back pain.
The two exercises in this short video will increase range of motion in your shoulder joint and help you to move more easily. They will also loosen the muscles in your upper back and chest (which are important for good posture). You can do them anywhere - and I promise you will feel great when you do!