Wellness Alert: Solutions for Sedentary Lifestyles

From Homes & Living Magazine, Feb/Mar 2013

By Catherine Roscoe Barr

Prolonged sitting – specifically at computers, which many people do for work – can cause muscle imbalances, primarily tightness in the front of the body: shoulders, chest, abdominals and hips.

Vancouver physiotherapist Dee Malinsky, at West Fourth Physiotherapy Clinic, suggests taking mini breaks during the day to stretch the muscles of the anterior chain to reduce tension and improve posture.

Read the full story on the Homes and Living website (HLmagazine.com) to see three stretches for the anterior chain that can be done with or without a foam roller.


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