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These 6 simple exercises are aimed at those with rotator cuff muscular pain or tendinopathy or similar. Although these can also be used to build strength and mobility by anybody for their shoulders in general to improve shoulder function as part of a routine.

If you're having trouble getting weight over your hip, knee or ankle give this simple exercise a try to rebuild confidence and stability before going onward to challenge yourself further! You can even use this in acute back pain to get some comfortable small movement back into your hips and back

If you're trying to strengthen your pelvic stabiliser muscles, to improve your hip stability in walking, knee stability in walking and running or jumping, even for ankle of back problems this is nice and easy to try.

Self massage those sore muscles between the shoulder blade and the spine with this spiky ball or hard rubber ball. Simply use against the Yoga mat or a wall or have a friend apply for you!

Checking into your body daily, a few times a day is a great way to improve your health and wellbeing in your body and mind. slowing down for a few moment can help you appreciate what's happening, and help you to concentrate, understand yourself and what you need, and to adapt to a more relaxed fulfilled sense of self.

Finding the right pillow for you is very personal and everyone prefers different levels of firmer or softer surfaces to sleep on.

This is great if you have a weakness in your gluteal muscles, this will hip to gain strength and stability feeling around the hip and low back, knee and ankle if you're recovering from an injury or experience weakness with standing and walking. You can also use this as a good bottom shaper routine!!

Are you twisting enough when you walk and run? Is one side more twisty than the other? Learn about how we walk and run and how you can make these basic movements more efficient, improving your workout, your back health, and speed too!!

Posture is something lots of people are concerned about, but really it should be more about getting yourself comfortable in a way that your body can function well and limit pressure on muscles and other internal structures. This video helps you to learn how to find your comfy standing and sitting position, but you shouldn't rely on just this, get moving as much and as often as you can , even if it's minutely !!

If you've tried breathing exercises, most would have concentrated on the diaphragm- but what about the rest of the rib cage and back? This video shows you how to get an all over rib and back stretch with your breathing.

Find out if you're stable in the pelvis! Strengthening your glute min & med can reduce knee pain while running!

Diaphragm breathing is a way to relax the body, ease away tension and reduce stress both physically and mentally. This simple video explains how to do it and makes it easy to check yourself during your day to see how you breathe.

This is brilliant for those tight spots in the upper and mid back!

Over complicated posture advice can leave you feeling confused and uncomfortable, this is a really simple posture tip that's easy to remember and can be used for everything! While standing, walking, running sitting, skiing!!

Use this handy method to find your comfortable neutral position, taking pressure off of parts of the spine and opening up the chest, ribs and abdomen.

Turning one way easier than the other way while skiing? You may find you're a lot more stable on one side, this video can help you find out which side you favour and an exercise you can improve your balance, control and strength in the legs.

Do you have dreadful under the foot pain on standing and walking ? You may have plantar fasciitis or a strain under the foot. This video will give you some easy advice and exercises to try to relieve the pain of taking those first few steps.

If you've had an injury that you're recovering from or just feel like you're unsteady on your feet, this exercise can help you to build up strength, stability, balance and confidence in your lower extremities and also help reduce musculo-skeletal complaints aggravated by poor unilateral balance