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Overuse Of Incorrectly Used Muscles & How It Leads To Underperformance In Training & Wellbeing: Overcompensation

Everybody, regardless of their experience or knowledge in health and fitness understands the obvious benefits of proper nutrition and a regular exercise regimen in their lives. People also tend to have basic ideas about stretching, warming up or how to rest injuries but if we are not addressing the specific needs of our body, we are not capitalising on our time and effort and converting them into results. If you want to exercise effectively for longevity as well as intensity you should definitely read this article and attempt to understand the body in a biomechanical sense where the weakest links will affect the entire structure. What’s more and under-appreciated is how physical deficiencies in our bodies manifest themselves into our emotional and mental state. The most known of these examples being the fact that we feel deflated when we are hunched over as opposed to more confident when we walk with our chest and head held high. Interestingly enough, this simple alignment literally alters hormone levels of cortisol (stress hormone) and testosterone in the brain and makes others perceive you the same due to the expansive posture and body language. Another example is feelings of depression, anxiety and panic being[…]

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