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My educated guess as to why maximally extending your fingers seems to temporarily improve your posture is that you're activating a kinetic chain that involves your rear deltoids and mid to lower trapezius. Essentially, by consciously recruiting your wrist and finger extending muscles you're synergistically recruiting the same muscles that one would recruit ...


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Sitting is quite literally killing you. There is a long thread of answers over here related to fixing the damage that comes from long term computer work. It took months and years to cause the damage, and it will take months and years to repair it fully. You can't stretch and play around with some dumbbells for a couple of weeks and expect anything remotely ...


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My susceptibility to neck strains decreased significantly after I started focusing on overhead mobility. For me that meant overhead presses, overhead squats, one-arm overhead pressing while in a squat, plus—and this is important—all the mobility work necessary to support those exercises. I suspect that other methods of increasing stability overhead would ...



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