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Improve Your Posture and Immune System to Avoid Burnout

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Health and lifestyle for translators

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Start time:Jun 22 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Language:English
Summary:How to avoid physical burnout. Learn to identify the warning signs of the kind of physical ailments translators suffer from. Knowledge is power and in this case you will learn about the reasons behind the pain and gain information about what to do and how to go about re-balancing your body so you can continue to be productive.
Description
Knowledge is power - and lack of knowledge can lead to bad health for busy translators.

As translators we have one of the best jobs in the world, with many benefits, but we also carry all the risks to our health that our sedentary job can imply. When there is no-one to take your place, when your job depends entirely on your experience and skill, your health is also a serious responsibility. How many of you translators are putting your health on the back-burner, how often do you take on jobs when you are already overworked and overtired?

In this update to avoiding physical burnout I will share my newest insights. After many months of continuous, demanding heavy translating workload I have had to go even deeper into health issues. Lymphatic health, just as much as muscular strength, is essential for your long-term career survival. Nasty diseases, not just postural aches and pains, come from a stagnant lymphatic system. In this talk I will firstly review the information from my previous webinar about identifying the warning signs of common physical ailments translators suffer from. I will share information about how you can identify postural imbalances and give you specific targeted exercises that will, with a 4-6 week consistent effort, reduce neck and back pain. Although fitness is best personalised, translators almost always have the same problems so we can in fact generalise quite a bit.

After this review of how to re-balance your body physically we will move on to a quick summary of the problems caused by stagnant lymphatic fluids. Importantly, I will show you a couple of excellent, scientifically-validated methods of moving your lymphatic fluids around your body in short exercises that are easy to synergise with your working life. All of these tricks are easy to put into practice because, essentially, they make you feel better and you will want to repeat them. A healthy lymphatic system is a healthy immune system and a healthy balanced posture is the perfect - and essential - complement. Your busy well-paid translating career requires some serious focus on your physical self.

My goal with this webinar is to help you transform your concerns into practical, enjoyable, repeatable physical and mental working habits.

Training program:


* Quick biography of the presenter, 'where I went wrong' summary for sedentary workers at risk of the same

* Why we are unbalanced - the roots of common problems

* Self assessment - guide to how to make a personal physical assessment based on common markers

* Prqctical anatomy overview, explaining functions and weaknesses specific to sedentary and stressful work

* Step by step corrective exercises based on targeted muscle building to rebalance posture

* Quick guide to the lympatic system, overview of movements that circulate our lymph

* Video-based demonstrations to illustrate exercises and a summary of SOS dolor de espalda (Youtube)




Some feedback from others on this course's trainer:


"Marta is a very motivating speaker eager to share her knowledge so that others can benefit from her experience."
Stephanie Busch





"Marta obviously knows what she's talking about! Well presented!"
Ulrike MacKay



Target audience
Translators with a heavy workload
Translators with recurrent physical pain and tension
Learning objectives
The principle objective of this webinar is to impart knowledge that will give translators a good understanding of the kinds of physical problems our job implies. Theory is important, and this course does cover theory so as to impress upon the participants exactly why they must take an active role in 'bullet-proofing' their physical health. On a more active note, it will also educate participants about some practical and enjoyable exercises that can – and must – be incorporated into their daily working lives so as to stay in top health for the long term. The most important objective, from the point of view of the trainer of this webinar, is to convince translators about the why and how of incorporating these fundamental and enjoyable exercises into their working day, every day. Postural balance and lymphatic health do not happen by accident in most cases so the final objective is to send translators on their way, after watching this webinar, down the right path to physical wellbeing.
Prerequisites
A mirror, full length if possible
A desire to take a proactive approach and a willingness to invest some time in your physical health.
Program
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* Quick biography of the presenter, 'where I went wrong' summary for sedentary workers at risk of the same
* Why we are unbalanced - the roots of common problems
* Self assessment - guide to how to make a personal physical assessment based on common markers
* Prqctical anatomy overview, explaining functions and weaknesses specific to sedentary and stressful work
* Step by step corrective exercises based on targeted muscle building to rebalance posture
* Quick guide to the lympatic system, overview of movements that circulate our lymph
* Video-based demonstrations to illustrate exercises and a summary of SOS dolor de espalda (Youtube).
Software and system requirements (click to expand)
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows 7 – Windows 10
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)


For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Join from Android

• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free GoToWebinar App from the Google Play Store



Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

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To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

72 hours before the webinar takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email and complete the registration form.
Trainer
Marta Maojo    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: My career in Personal Training began some 23 years ago after my previous work in Human Resources was cut short by a debilitating case of tendinitis or, as per the official denomination, Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS). The only successful means of overcoming the pain and limitation of OOS was by following a guided muscle-building, Pilates and yoga training course with personal trainers. Like so many other office workers, I had serious postural problems despite an active lifestyle, After my doctor insisted that I needed to find a new career, not associated with mousework or sitting at a desk, I qualified as a Personal Trainer, Aqua fitness Instructor and Swimming Instructor. My qualifications are internationally recognised by FISAF, Network Fitness and Austswim. I trained for 6 intensive months at a Pilates Studio in Sydney and took a Pilates for Trainers course. My new career offered me the opportunity to pass on what I had learnt through suffering. Despite my doctor's warning I was able to slowly incorporate more and more work at a desk back into my life, I love writing and researching and editing photos so I had to re-learn a whole new approach to that desk and office chair lifestyle. Slowly my work as a translator, work which I love because it is both creative and exacting, has increased. I now combine my personal training work with freelance translating. My driving philosophy as a trainer is to empower the client with information and with a personalised, structured exercise program for their particular needs. It is wonderful to observe the consistent and gradual changes in clients who train regularly, they overcome imbalances and come away stronger. The final objective of this kind of training is to prepare the client to be their own trainer because, let's be honest, a personal trainer is a luxury that may be necessary for a while but it is financially impossible to maintain forever. I find that information makes people strong mentally and motivates them so explaining theory to my clients has always seemed to me to be really important. I have discovered that although we are all different there are some training and diet guidelines that apply to nearly everyone. I currently live and work in Valencia Spain. Recently, Insights about the lymphatic system opened up a whole new field of fitness for me and I now incorporate some very specific, not to mention enjoyable, exercises into my workday. With my new grip on mind-fullness, lymphatic health and my older hard-won postural balance I feel stronger than I ever have. I am passionate about passing on what I know to friends and clients.
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