Common Walking Problems:  Part 5 of 6 From Upper Body Back to Lifted & Aligned

May 29, 2018  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Correct one of the 6 Common Walking Problems that limit the benefits of exercise walking. Avoid creating repetitive stress injuries that rob you of time, money and fun. Transform walking problems into walking solutions.

5. From Upper Body Back to Lifted & Aligned  

The Problem: When we carry a heavy package to our chest, like a laundry basket or a baby, we naturally shift our upper body backward to balance the combined weight. All too frequently this posture becomes a habit.

Tags:  Walking, Posture, Bio-Mechanics

Common Walking Problems: Part 4 of 6 From Slumping to Light & Lifted

May 3, 2018  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Correct slumping, one of the 6 Common Walking Problems with the 'Shirt Pull' exercise that students love to do - because it works. Stay tuned each week for simple solutions. Transform walking problems into walking solutions.

4. From Slumping to Light & Lifted

The Problem: When we slump we are out of postural alignment in gravity - and gravity will win.

Tags:  Walking, Posture, Bio-Mechanics

Ankle Exercise for Healthy Aging – and Why to Thank Your Ankles

April 1, 2017  by Dr. Suki Munsell

When we stop to appreciate a body part, we often think of the heart, brain, or the lungs. But where would we be without our ankles? Just where we’re seated right now! Yet, our ankles play a vital role in active aging.

Coincidentally, several days before a skin melanoma was diagnosed near my right ankle, I wrote this thank you note.

Tags:  Walking, Mental Attitude, Bio-Mechanics