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The Ultimate Exercises to Improve Posture (Simple and Effective)
If you love listening to music, you're in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, "If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week."

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Exercises For Posture Correction

Exercises For Posture Correction
  • Plank: Hold the initial push-up position, legs straight. Don’t allow your lower back to sink, and make sure you are looking down at the floor. 
  • Wall Angels: Lean bac...

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Posture Belt

Posture Belt

Wearing a posture belt during the first few hours of morning is good practice. 

  • Place the strap over your upper back and hold the ends in each hand.
  • Drape each end of...

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Reverse Plank Bridge

Reverse Plank Bridge
  • Keep your arms straight and pull your shoulders back.
  • Bring your shoulder blades together.
  • Tuck your chin.
  • Push your chest up and extend your spine.
  • Your finger...

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Arch Up

Arch Up
  • Shoulder flexion: Push your arms and shoulder blades upwards and try to raise your arms as high as possible without bending them.
  • Horizontal abduction: Lift your arms as ...

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Identifying Bad Posture

  • Poor Posture: Rounded shoulders, slouching, head tilted forward, bent knees, pot belly
  • Good Posture: Straight line from your ear to your shoulder t...
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    Fix Your Bad Posture Now

    Bad posture doesn’t only make you look unhealthy and unattractive, it also causes several health problems.


    Poor posture can lead to serious neck pain and muscular imbalan...

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