On this episode, I chat with a movement coach about how to deal with back and neck pain as an office worker.
English Level: B2 🇩🇪🇨🇦
- Introduction (0:21)
- The movement coach (02:10)
- The pitfalls of a sedentary job (05:50)
- Long-term consequences of pain symptoms and muscle tension (10:10)
- Pain relief by working with a personal movement coach (12:55)
- Success stories of Jan’s clients (17:52)
- What you can do for yourself if you suffer from tension and pain (23:00)
- Joint pain (noun) – Gelenksschmerzen
- Neck (noun) – Nacken
- Desperation (noun) – Verzweiflung
- Numb (verb)- taub
- Jaw (noun) – Kiefer
- Functional muscles (noun) – Funktionelle Muskeln
- Adjust (verb) – (etw.) anpassen
Phrases to Remember:
- To drop a gem – share wisdom
- Range of motion – describes the amplitude of movement of a joint in relation to the muscle used during a training exercise.
- Throw your hands in the air – to stop an activity or effort and admit that one cannot do anything to make a situation better.
- To read up on something – to read a lot about something because you will need to know about it.
Mistake to Avoid:
(incorrect collocation with mistake) mistakes we make NOT do (5:49)
- What is a problem related to our sedentary lifestyle?
- What are the key points of the body?
- What helped Jan most with his hip problems?
- What was the result of the nine months of movement training that a 66-year-old woman experienced?
- What is essential when you realize that you have specific pains and aches?
- What is Jan’s advice to everyone whose doctor has told them that their pain is not real but is due to mental problems?
- What is Jan’s advice to people who have specific pain?
Question to consider:
Do you suffer from back or neck pain as a result of sitting at a desk all day?
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