The downside of female fitness competition, for her, was brought to the fore. She explained that she ‘now’ works out for self-improvement and health maintenance.
Sidebends balance the body in that they lengthen the abdominal muscles, hips and (lateral) thighs
Forward bending is used to release tension and tightness in the back of the body.
Martial Arts Kata with Dynamic Tension can be combined to facilitate postural improvement.
One must do ‘something’ to keep the psycho-physio-spiritual mechanisms in tune.
The predisposal toward the physical practice of yoga posture (asana), though understandable as such, confines the practitioner to the ‘touch, sight, taste, smell, hearing’ driven aspect(s) of yoga.
Range of motion (ROM) is an important quality of human physical functioning.
Performing rowing movements bestows numerous benefits to back health and spinal stability.
I continually notice that the general populous is severely lacking in core strength and tone in the mid to upper back areas.
Bicycling as a form of exercise, can be adjusted to an individual’s comfort and ability level.