Photo a day collection – June 2022

Photo a day collection – June 2022

This month has been deemed by Chantelle (aka Fat Mum Slim) to be Gratitude Month, so there is no specific prompt for each day.   I know that I am very privileged and have a lot to be thankful for, but somethings are easier to photograph than others.1st JuneI am always...

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Photo-a-Day Collection – May 2022

Photo-a-Day Collection – May 2022

Welcome to the May collection of my photos.  I survived food month, and so pleased that it's over.  This month we return to a more randome selection of photos. . I do hope you enjoy these photos, as I know that they are not exactly normal to be included on a wellness...

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Standing pec Stretch

Standing pec Stretch

The front of the shoulders and across the top of the chest and rib cage can get quite happily tight with modern life, where we are sitting hunched over a computer.  I frequently find that many upper back issues seem to come from a quietly comfortable, tight pectoral...

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10 years a fascianista

10 years a fascianista

10 years of Fascia, fascia, fascia I find it difficult to believe, but in May 2022 it will have been 10 years since I first trained with Ruth Duncan of Myofascial Release (MFR) UK.  I really can't believe it is that long; as it feels both a short moment since then and...

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Photo a Day Collection – April 2022

Photo a Day Collection – April 2022

So, one of my least favourite types of photography was the theme for the whole month: food.  I don't know what it is about Food photography but it leaves me cold.  So, I'm trying to be positive and take good photos, but there may be some less than apetizing food...

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Spinal mobility – Arm sways

Spinal mobility – Arm sways

This is one of my favourite spinal mobility movements to do as it really feels like it gets the bit of the spine between my shoulder blades moving.  It is also quite a quick motion to do, and the check at the end is as much to confirm it has done what I want it to do....

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Piriformis Stretch

Piriformis Stretch

The piriformis stretch is quite a classic position, especially for yoga and pilates, where it is sometimes referred to as the Sign of Four.  The piriformis muscles attach the sacrum at the back of the pelvis to the femurs or thigh bones. Classically their action is to...

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Spinal mobility – standing

Spinal mobility – standing

This is a great series of movements that take your spine through a series of small movements that exaggerate the spinal movements we need for easy walking.  There are two sections.Equipment None needed.Motion 1: Bending forwards   Steps Stand upright and take a...

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Inner thigh stretch – Adductors

Inner thigh stretch – Adductors

The inner thigh muscles are called the adductors.  Their action is to bring the thighs and knees together. The muscles originate on the pubic bone and around to the ischial tuberosity (sitting bone).  The longest extends to below the knee.  They can be very tight on...

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