I have decided that
it was a mistake to remove the section Weak Hamstring Muscles. This section can
now be found again on the Posture
The reason why I decided to remove this section was because I read that
many individuals have excessively tight hamstrings (the back of your
thigh) and chest muscles as a result of sitting at a computer or
I believed that further strengthening of these tight muscles would cause
even more muscle tension. But, on the contrary, many people have tight
muscles because the muscles are weak, and are struggling to maintain a
“It is a fact that stronger, more limber muscles are
less prone to these kinds of repetitive motion injuries.
You'll want to concentrate on strengthening
the muscles of your upper back, rear shoulder (this includes the
rotator cuff muscles), spinal extensors, obliques,
gluteals, quadriceps and hamstrings.
Likewise, you'll need to concentrate on stretching
the muscles of your chest, back, hamstrings, hip flexors and neck.
Many, many individuals have excessively
tight hamstrings (the back of your thigh) and chest
muscles as a result of sitting at a computer or desk.
The imbalances that
result from weak, inflexible muscles can lead to many avoidable aches,
pains and injuries. Exercise also helps control your body weight and reduce
stress, two additional factors to consider.”
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