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.
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.
A good healthy spine is one that can work in the 3D plane, bending forwards, backwards and sideways as well as rotating evenly.
Sometimes we have periods in our life where we are not quite sure why we feel a bit up and down, but we know we feel a bit “wobbly” and a bit dull ache in the pit of the belly
Pregnancy, itself, can have a way bigger effect on the body than one realises.
Sometimes I look around at people riding these amazing animals and I wonder if these riders are aware of their responsibility to control straightness. Obviously, there needs to be forward motion in order to get straightness but there also needs to be a responsibility taken by the rider to be in balance and self-carriage themselves. …
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 …