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.
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.
So when we are exercising and looking to get into “neutral spine” are we sure what this means?
Pregnancy, itself, can have a way bigger effect on the body than one realises.
This period of lockdown has fast-tracked online training, to become the new normal, something that would have taken years to do in the previous world of health and wellness training. This has been a fantastic opportunity to offer clients during a time of financial uncertainty for some and isolation. It has created a regular, affordable …
This joint is very mobile with almost 3D movement, having 3 bones offered up to each other, no direct secure bone fixing in a ball and socket type fixing – they are held in place by muscles, rather than a solid joint of bone fitting into bone like the hip joint. Aside from an impact …
The knee joint is a very vulnerable joint – relying on the stability of the foot and the hip. The knee is a joint that is designed to bend and straighten, it is not designed to hyperextend nor to rotate. It’s stability depends on the foot functioning correctly, and the ankle having full mobility. This …