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Mobility

Unlock Your Upper-Body Mobility: 10 Dynamic Moves for Enhanced Flexibility and Strength

If you spend all day on a computer or smartphone, chances are you have a tight upper body. The reason is simple: When you stay in one fixed position for many hours hunched over something, the front of your upper body—like your pecs—becomes extremely tight while the rear of your upper body—like your shoulders—becomes lengthened and weak. Over time, this negatively impacts your posture, reduces overall mobility and range of motion in your joints, and increases your risk of aches and pains. So, I'm…

Revitalize Your Shoulders: The Ultimate Routine for Strength and Mobility

Strong and mobile shoulders are essential for maintaining proper posture, preventing injuries, and excelling in various physical activities. Whether you're an athlete, fitness enthusiast, or someone looking to improve their overall health, incorporating targeted shoulder exercises into your workout routine is crucial. Here is the #1 daily workout I recommend to my clients to build shoulder strength and mobility. Remember to perform each exercise with proper form, focusing on controlled movements…

Dynamic Italy Squad for Euro 2024 Opts for Mobility Over Immobile, Locatelli, and Verratti

Italy's Euro 2020 triumphant team has only 10 players in the running for a spot in the final squad of the upcoming tournament. Ciro Immobile, Marco Verratti, and Manuel Locatelli are notable absentees from Italy's preliminary roster for Euro 2024. Luciano Spalletti's 30-man provisional squad, which will be cut down to 26 after friendly matches against Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina, includes just a handful of players who secured victory in the delayed Euro 2020. Immobile, despite making Spalletti's initial Italy squad,…

Discover Your Agile Aging Status with These Essential Mobility Assessments

Getting older comes with plenty of ups and downs. One day, you may feel on top of the world, while the next day, you wonder when your body has changed so rapidly. Fortunately, understanding healthy aging could be as simple as checking your mobility. Mobility tests offer valuable insights into your overall health and well-being, revealing how well your body is aging. "Mobility is simply the quality of movement throughout a given range," says Mike Masi, CPT, a certified personal trainer at…

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