In this episode I describe why a set of two yoga blocks has been one of my best low-cost investments in the last year, playing a variety of unexpected roles around my apartment, and allowing me to make major strides in increasing the diversity of positions I can work in to get a healthier level of hip mobility.
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Show Notes for Episode 7
A standing desk is not enough, and yoga blocks allow me to rest in a squatting position or sit with greater external rotation in my hips, thereby gently challenging the range of motion that sitting so much has taken its toll on over the years.
But helping me watch TV and eat dinner? After buying two of these things, I’ve found all kinds of uses for them that I describe in the episode.
You can get the yoga blocks I use on Amazon. I bought two instead of one by accident, but as I describe in the podcast, I’m really happy I bought two.
I accidentally called vajrasana “shivasana.” This is what I do with the assistance of a blanket rolled up beneath my ankles and folded up between my knees.
What do you do to increase the positions you can work in and prevent your work from interfering with your mobility? Any household uses of yoga blocks I left out?