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5 Tips to help prevent tech neck

Constantly looking down at a screen, promotes a hunched mid back and a reverse curve in our neck region. Good news is there are things we can do to reduce some of the stress we place on our bodies due to technology.

Yoga Twists

4 Yoga Twists Often Done Wrong

Twists are a favorite among many yoga practitioners. These poses can be advanced and have several health benefits.Rotating and twisting your upper body releases tightness in the lower back to promote spinal neutralization and better rotation and aids in detoxification and digestion. However most who attempt these twists are often doing them incorrectly. Jamming their bodies into a position they’re not ready for or not fully understanding the alignment of the pose are the common reasons yoga twists are often done wrong. The end result of incorrect twisting are over stretched muscles in the hips and lower back which in time will create instability and injuries.