It is quite simple if the bike saddle is not comfortable then you won’t sit correctly on the seat. If you don’t sit correctly on the seat most of the time you will create excess pressure in the lower back which in turn will cause shoulder pain and potentially knee pain, from not recruiting the glutes.
Today let’s talk about negative thoughts. Are they are reality? What is the matter with being critical and aspiring to perfection? Maybe that is not the issue but the issue is how we aspire to perfection. What is it we do to motivate ourselves? Is it uplifting or does it in fact pull us down?
The reason for setting your bike up correctly is to avoid pain whilst peddling – pain in the shoulders, lower back, knees and neck. Most of the pain comes from expecting the body to function in an anatomically incorrect position under load. In an unusual position and an un-natural position for the body to be in.
This series on I-player is very relevant right now as we sit waiting for the vaccination to be rolled out, what else can we do to look after ourselves and help to be strong so we can fight infection.
So it feels like a little light at the end of the tunnel for the Corona Virus, with the vaccination being rolled out. However there is a lot of weight and trust being put on this being the solution. It is so new and the virus so virulent, that it really should not be treated …
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We did an Advent Calendar on Instagram (@emmabiomechanics) and Facebook where the description and thoughts behind each day are written.
As winter draws in and the light starts to fade, leaves fall from the trees, the rain comes teeming down and will soon turn to snow. We find ourselves walking dogs, youngsters and ourselves in the light of a torch, so many obstacles to potentially culminate in a slip, slide and fall.
Chilblains can literally stop you in your tracks when it comes to running, cycling, riding and many other activities. Read more about what to do to get rid of them.
A good healthy spine is one that can work in the 3D plane, bending forwards, backwards and sideways as well as rotating evenly.