Both strength and flexibility play a significant role in how your posture develops.
For instance, having both a strong and flexible core helps the body to dynamically adapt to every environment. The spine is not only supported but it also moves well, reducing the possibility of injury or pain.
While it’s true that “perfect” postures may not exist, improving our strength, flexibility, and ergonomics goes a long way towards improvement.Continue Reading »
Believe it or not, many of us spend 3 hours or more per day on our smartphones. That adds up to over 1,000 hours each year!
The positions we tend to hold our heads in while using our devices can be damaging. Damaging to your posture and damaging to your spine.
It’s not surprising that over the past few years, an increase of these awkward positions has led to an increase in head and neck pain.Continue Reading »
When discussing posture, we’re often referring to the overall position of your body as you stand, sit, or lie down.
Most experts would agree that a “good” overall posture involves physical positions that reduce stress on the body by balancing the load placed on the muscles and ligaments that support the spine.
If you’ve looked in the mirror and noticed that your posture doesn’t look as balanced as you’d like – not to mention, doesn’t feel as balanced as you’d like – you may be wondering what you can do to improve it.Continue Reading »
Is there such a thing as perfect posture? The answer may surprise you.
The latest research shows that it’s actually more beneficial to think about your posture as dynamic, not static.
In other words, your ideal posture is constantly changing and evolving. The best position is the next position.Continue Reading »