Why good posture matters - Harvard Health
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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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Choose one exercise for each of the following four categories:
Complete this circuit three times with a 30-second rest between each round.
Set a timer for 10 minutes and complete the circuit as many times as possible with little to no rest over the course of those 10 minutes.
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The childhood advice of sitting up straight, shoulders back, is incorrect.
Sitting this way takes effort. We end up arching our backs by tensing up our muscles. When we tighten them, we...
If you tend to slump, you need to learn to lengthen your back. Use the time that you're sitting to stretch yourself against the backrest.
For a healthier back, develop the "inner corset" core strength: the group of core muscles that support your spine. Crunches are not the best exercises for this purpose as they also crunch your discs and nerves.
You should engage particular muscles deep in the abdomen and back; then your muscles can take care of your back.
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