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Why Good Posture Matters

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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  • 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.

  • 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 brace...

  • 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 ...

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