IMPROVE YOUR UPPER BODY BY STRETCHING THE LOWER BODY — THE GRAVITY DROPIn the human body, the Lower Body dictates to the Upper Body. For example, if a person has real tight and imbalanced hip flexor muscles, not only will the pelvis be pulled forward, but it’ll also take the Upper Torso with it. Obviously, stretching out the upper trunk will help, and if that’s all that’s […]
SPINAL TWISTS IN A CHAIR (If you don’t want to get down on the floor)As people age, many of them find it gets harder and harder to get Up and Down off the floor, which is troublesome for a lot of seniors who want to continue doing their stretch programs. In my opinion, not being on a consistent Range of Motion program as we get older can pay a […]
HELP YOUR KNEES WITH KNEE PILLOW SQUEEZESKnee problems have become epidemic in our culture and I feel that Sitting Down is one of the primary reasons. When we sit down, our powerful hip flexor muscles actually tighten up simply because they’re now reacting and supporting the upper body which is usually bending forward. As we get older, people will notice that […]
YOU’RE ONLY AS YOUNG AS YOUR SPINE – ROLLER COASTERSRigidity in one’s body is a huge detriment to a fundamental golf swing, not to mention most all other forms of sports and movement. I believe strongly as the Yogi’s say, ‘You’re only as Young as your Spine’. Keeping your spine healthy will go a long way to a healthy and fit life! Over a […]
STRENGTHEN YOUR GLUTES AND LEGS WITH SQUATSSitting down too much weakens our bodies – ESPECIALLY OUR GLUTES AND LEGS! Because the Golf swing demands Upper Body Flexibility and Strengthening in the Lower Body, a person who has weak Glutes is generally going to have a hard time achieving lower body stability and be forced to rely on their arms and hands […]
IMPROVE YOUR POSTURE AND HEALTH WITH ‘NO SWEAT’Back in the early 1980’s, my life and health was transformed when a man named Ric McDonald – former Head Trainer of the San Diego Chargers – looked at me and told me that my Knee Surgeries and Back Problems were caused by being out of proper posture. Ric had been greatly influenced by Pete […]
TWO QUESTIONS…IF YOUR ANSWER TO BOTH QUESTIONS IS YES…THEN WATCH THIS VIDEO ON ROTATED POSTURE! ‘COMING OVER THE TOP’ is probably THE most common swing fault in golf, and the odds are that at some time in your golf career, you’ve come ‘Over It’ and have tried a lot of things to ‘Cure It.’ Whether it’s […]
STRENGTHEN YOUR BACK & STRETCH YOUR PECS WITH THE SKYDIVER POSEOne of my common themes is that due to our Forward Bending Culture that has us Bent over at desks, cars, and even golf stances, our bodies get out of ‘True’ as a carpenter would say. Remember: YOUR BODY WILL MOLD ITSELF INTO WHATEVER ACTIVITY IT’S DOING OVER LONG PERIODS OF TIME. When you see […]
GOLF INSTRUCTORS WANT THEIR STUDENTS TO HAVE GOOD POSTUREGOLF INSTRUCTORS WANT THEIR STUDENTS TO HAVE GOOD POSTURE (But what if the golfer has poor posture to begin with?) Although golf instruction has come a long, long way, the fact remains that handicaps have rarely (if at all) have come down over the last 40 years – despite the fact that Golf Technology, Course […]
A SIMPLE WAY TO BALANCE THE BODY BEFORE A ROUND OF GOLFSince over 90+% of our population is right handed, the majority of golfers have stronger and tighter right sides, thus weaker left sides. Over time, these Imbalances become quite noticeable, and with the majority of right handed golfers, you’ll see a lower and more forward right shoulder. Being out of balance wreaks havoc on your […]
HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR WORKOUTS BETWEEN WORKOUTSWorking out in our current culture is like taking 3 steps forward, then 2 steps back. By that I mean that unlike our ancestors who basically moved and stayed in motion all day while they hunted and gathered, we spend the majority of our time Sitting down at our desks and computers, in our cars, […]
WHOLE BODY STRETCHES AND EXERCISES ARE THE WAY TO GO!!Remember, the old children’s nursery rhyme, “The Ankle Bone’s connected to the Shin Bone –The Shin Bone’s connected to the Knee Bone…” The muscles of the human body are just like your car. IE., They’re like tile on a roof and all run and work together. Getting the body back into its natural 4 socket […]
The Dark Side of Posture – The ChairRoger Fredericks, Founder of The Posture System demonstrates with Joe Theismann, one of the main reasons why so many people are affected by Poor Posture.
Neck StretchesDo You Spend A Lot Of Time With Your Head Looking Down? In this video I’m showing you a simple little routine that will help you get the kinks out of your neck from the stain ‘Looking Down’ puts on it. No doubt, the main reason for this is because of our Sitting Down ’Sedentary Lifestyle’ which […]
Standing Forward BendThis is an outstanding exercise, with the Postursizer, to not only develop flexibility your hamstrings, but also to help expand your chest and get rid of those rounded shoulders.
Posture Military PressesMilitary Presses strengthens the powerful Deltoid and Tricep Muscles of the shoulders. When performed on the Slant Board, Rotation is taken out between the hip, knee, and ankle. Be sure to leave a comment for Roger below!
Katherine Roberts TestimonialI invite you to check out my 5 Part Video Series THE POSTURE SYSTEM, and begin to enjoy better health & fitness – Just Like I did! In this video, my dear friend and colleague Katherien Roberts talks about some of the facets of being in better posture. Katherine Roberts is the President and Founder […]
Introduction to The Posture System ProgramsPoor posture is one of the leading causes of health problems. The Posture System™ by Roger Fredericks is a 5 part Video Series designed to help restore your posture into proper alignment. By Relaxing, Stretching, and then Strengthening your body in the proper sequence, you’ll be on your way to Better Posture. Be sure to […]
Arm PressesThis simple pose is something I do nearly every day – especially when my body gets out of posture. The Wall Drop with Arm Presses does wonders by not only helping the pelvis get back into position by stretching out the Calves, Hamstrings, and Glutes, but also by pressing your shoulders and arms into the […]