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Simple Ways To Fix Posture

Simple Ways To Fix Posture
  • Balance-specific workouts address posture and balance problems.
  • Quick posture checks in the mirror before and during balance exercises can help you get the most from your regular workout.
  • Increasing your core strength and flexibility can help you improve your posture noticeably in just a few weeks.
  • Adjust your sitting position. 

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Good Posture Signs
  • chin parallel to the floor
  • shoulders even (roll your shoulders up, back, and down to help achieve this)
  • neutral spine (no flexing or arching to overemphasize the curve in your lower back)
  • arms at your sides with elbows straight and even
  • abdominal muscles braced
  • hips even
  • knees even and pointing straight ahead
  • body weight distributed evenly on both feet.
Musculature Fitness And Posture
  • Muscles with reduced flexibility limit your range of motion and over time it may lead to posture issues.
  • The "core muscles" of the back, side, pelvis, and buttocks form a sturdy central link between your upper and lower body. Imbalances in one muscle affect the others.
  • Weak core muscles encourage slumping, which tips your body forward and thus off balance, while strong lower leg muscles also help keep you steady when standing.
Why Good Posture Matters

By standing up straight, you center your weight over your feet. This also helps you maintain correct form while exercising, which results in fewer injuries and greater gains.

Poor posture isn't necessarily a bad habit, either. It may be the consequence of muscular issues.

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The P.A.U.L. method (10 minutes)

Choose one exercise for each of the following four categories:

  • P- Plyometric cardio (e.g., Jumping Jacks)
  • A- Abs (e.g., Plank)
  • U- Upper Body (e.g., Push-Ups)
  • L- Lower Body (e.g., Squats

Perform each exercise for 30 seconds. After performing all four exercises, rest 30 seconds and start again

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1. Jumping Jacks

2. Wall sits

3. Push ups ( if you can't, you can try them on your knees)

4. Ab Crunches

5. Step-Ups

... to play games that require balancing and movement. 

Playing any games while standing up is also an alternative, as sitting all day is bad for us.