Get off your butt and move, trainers say

Students will pay the ultimate price later in life if they don't start adding mobility exercises into their daily tasks

Meghan O'Connell, the personal trainer at The Bar Strength & Conditioning fitness gym is showing a overhead squat position with a wooden stick. Photo by Steven Chang
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By Steven Chang

In this week’s episode, web editor Steven Chang asks local personal trainers in Vancouver on the benefits of adding mobility into their training or day-to-day tasks. Students often spend hours in front of the computer screen and fitness trainers say they may not feel any pain at the moment but in 20 years, they will regret not maintaining the health of their joints.

A personal trainer at The Bar Strength & Conditioning, Meghan O’Connell said it takes a few minutes in a day to get up and reduce body tightness, before poor posture decreases the full range of motion to people’s ability to move freely.

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