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raamdev · 2019-05-22 · Original thread
One of the most amazing books that I've read about simple ways to correct muscular imbalances, including those that result from too much sitting, is Pete Egoscue's Pain Free at Your PC [1]. His other book, Pain Free [2] is also extremely effective and informative.

Pete’s knowledge completely rewrote the way I think about my body, pain, and imbalance.

1. https://www.amazon.com/Pain-Free-Revolutionary-Stopping-Chro...

2. https://www.amazon.com/Pain-Free-Your-PC-Computer/dp/0553380...

raamdev · 2017-05-01 · Original thread
One of the most amazing books I've read about simple ways to correct the muscular imbalances that result from too much sitting is Pete Egoscue's Pain Free at Your PC [1]. His other book, Pain Free [2] is also extremely effective and informative.

The first part of Pain Free explains how muscular imbalances form and, most insightful to me, how every human body has the same design range of motion (with a few exceptions due to birth defects or disease), that is every human body is designed to have the same range of motion but muscular imbalances formed as the result of specific repeated activities (or lack of activity) impede that design range of motion. All of the exercises in the Egoscue Method require no special equipment, only simple things like a chair or a wall (which further convinced me that it's not a fad out to sell something). Highly recommend reading these books if you're interested in this topic.

1. https://www.amazon.com/Pain-Free-Revolutionary-Stopping-Chro...

2. https://www.amazon.com/Pain-Free-Your-PC-Computer/dp/0553380...

dmansen · 2016-07-26 · Original thread
Pete Egoscue's book "Pain Free" is IMO, the best book for understanding correct posture and how to achieve it. https://www.amazon.com/Pain-Free-Revolutionary-Stopping-Chro...
hellbanner · 2015-08-25 · Original thread
Thanks for saying this - another reminder to do more core (got down and planked).

What exercises did you find most beneficial for strengthening?

On a related note -- I periodically do stretches where I stand on one leg and roll my hip & waist out to the side extending it behind me -- that helps alleviate tension in the side.

Similar - hanging on my forearms from chairs or those ab machines at the gym.

Pain Free (a method for stopping chronic pain) has 4.5 stars over 800 reviews @ http://www.amazon.com/Pain-Free-Revolutionary-Stopping-Chron...

dmansen · 2015-05-01 · Original thread
I'm trying to get my posture back into alignment after many years of stress. This book helped me: http://www.amazon.com/Pain-Free-Revolutionary-Stopping-Chron...

It gives you a set of targeted exercises depending on your self-diagnosis. His secret weapon is the 'Supine Groin Stretch', shown here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXYQWFkVTDI. I recommend trying it at least once. The stretch opened my eyes to how my body should and could feel.

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