Yes, rowing works your back along with other muscles needed to row a boat, lift your child, pick up groceries, keep the wood pile loaded, pull weeds from your garden, open a door, water-ski, etc. Any and all pulling moves will pull in your back muscles. (pun intended) 🙂
In order to gain and maintain your proper posture, you need to stay in balance which means you want to get a posture check so you know exactly what you need to do for optimal performance and a happy, healthy you.
Please be sure to work with your professional allied health care provider: doctor, therapist, trainer, for your customized program to remain safe and healthy.
I hope you have been following the “May Is Posture Month” advice with me and incorporating these tips into your healthy lifestyle.
We have a bonus five weeks this May; so, please be sure to take advantage of your extra fifth posture tip coming next week.
Please remember to do your personal chest stretches recommended for you for best results. We see the results of general information; therefore, please be sure to find out what you need to do for your specific situation.
Stretching out your chest area will help you to maintain proper posture throughout your day.
Check with your doctor, physical therapist, personal trainer or other allied health team member to find out which chest stretches are best for you.