I've given myself a 30-day posture intervention on the Small Barrel.
Today makes 7 days in.
23 more to go…
What I've been doing…
Today's video workout features my 30-day Small Barrel workout. I do my exercises at least 2x each day. I like to do 1 time in the early morning before I start my day and another time later in the evening after work.
I've done my exercises as late as directly before bed.
That's nice too.
What I've noticed so far…
- I now feel back muscles that run up and down the center of my back. It feels like I've convinced them to work to hold me up better.
- My back feels fantastic.
- I've become hyper-aware of how I hold myself in daily activities: when I look into the mirror to apply makeup I have particularly bad head-forward-crunchy-neck-posture…how NOT beautiful.
- I curl my body up when I sleep. These exercises done first thing in the morning feel amazingly invigorating: such wonderful wake-up exercises!
- In this video my shoulders are more flexible overhead than I have ever seen in photos of myself. Interested to see how this develops over the next 23 days.
Observations from others…
Body awareness during everyday tasks has been a big eye opener for other Small Barrel Project participants.
How we use our bodies during our daily lives is a big part of our day, right?
And generally we do these slumpy things to ourselves. How nice to have our round apparatus to help us stay upright. Thanks Joe!
Exercises in this video…
Circles (with 1lb. weights)
Breathing (with bar)
Change position on Barrel
Enjoy this short workout.
Join me for 30 days and let's see what happens 🙂