Hinging at the Hips is one of the key elements of the MoveSafe ‘Big 3’ healthy posture and movements. To Hinge at the Hips means that when you bend forward you maintain neutral 3 curve alignment with your spine as you send your hips and buttocks back behind you. This prevents the discs in your spine from being compressed and reduces strain on the muscles of the lower back. Share this short video at your next tailboard meeting to remind everyone of the importance of healthy bending techniques.
As always, quality is important so please ensure you follow the instructions provided in the video to make sure you are using proper technique.
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