How can I improve my posture for skating?

First, it is important to assess your postural alignment statically (still) and dynamically (moving), which can provide information about postural imbalances. Using something like an overhead squat assessment can give you clues as to where the imbalances may be and what to work on. An overhead squat assessment is a quick way to see any distortion and/or lack of flexibility and strength. The assessement can be used for postural findings at the feet, knees, hips, shoulders, and head. A qualified trainer can help with assessing and teaching strategies for postural enhancement.

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