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Headaches.

I wanted to throw a couple of techniques your way that may help alleviate of stiffness, headaches and tightness in your neck and upper back. Not much of your time is required to receive the benefits from these 2 techniques combined. First you will do your foam rolling then your static stretching afterwards.

Enjoy.

Upper Back Self-Myofascial Release.

foam rolling

Preparation

1. Place hands behind head to support your neck.

2. Relax hips on the floor.

3. Stabilize the head in a neutral position.

Movement

4. Start with the roller up high(not on the neck) and work your way down just before the mid-back.

5. If a tender point is located, stop rolling, and rest on the tender point for 30 seconds.

 

static stretch

Preparation

1. Place One hand behind the back.

2. With the opposite hand, place it on the side of the head.

Movement

3. Lightly pull the head to the same side of the arm that is up.

4. When you feel the first light pull, stop and hold.

5. Moving your eyes to look into the armpit of the same side will give more tension.

6. Hold the tension and stretch for a minimum of 20 seconds per side.

 

Give these 2 techniques a try 1-2 times per day spaced out over the day.

-Mike Miller.

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Flexibility is the normal extensibility of all soft tissues that allow the full range of motion of a joint. Flexibility will allow us to feel and move better. Today’s society is plagued by postural imbalances, primarily owing to a sedentary lifestyle caused by advancements in technology.  More and more are spending their day hunched over a desk at a computer and requires long periods of sitting. Flexibility training is a key component to helping decrease these dysfunctions.

Overhead Press

Get the most out of your overhead press without wrecking your back.

The overhead press is great for not only strength but also building mass. The overhead press is like any other exercise that can very beneficial or if done incorrectly can cause a problem. I like to use a narrow, false grip with the overhead press.

Overhead Press Compensations.

The main compensations you will see in the overhead press is spinal extension and the head protruding forward.

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