Don’t try to change yourself in the blink of an eye. Begin with patience. It takes years to achieve good posture and there are several exercises to correct it. We prepared a special article for this. Straighten your back and we’ll get started!
One of the most important aspects of good posture is internal control. Imagine that there is a thread that extends from the nape of the neck to the tailbone and never forget it. This visualization technique helps put your mind in good posture.
Your bodyweight should be evenly distributed on both legs. Always bring in your stomach. If you can’t do this correctly, try an exercise called “vacuum”: lie down or stand on all fours, exhale forcefully through your mouth, and hold your breath.
Simultaneously, bring your stomach as far as possible and count for 15 seconds. Relax your muscles very carefully. Repeat this exercise again.
Whatever you do, your back should be straight. To get the correct position, you need to stand for a few minutes, pressing the back of your neck, calves, buttocks, and shoulder blades against the wall. This exercise helps to feel the balance of the body.
The most effective exercise for good posture is swimming, because it involves all the muscles of the back, abs, and hands. The entire muscular system becomes stronger, and as a result, your back becomes straighter.
You must also remember your posture behind the wheel. Adjust the seat so that it is more comfortable to push the pedals without bending over – it should be almost close to the seat with your neck, nape, and back.
It’s good to be a “star” in bed, but this pose is not good for your posture. You’d better sleep on your side with your knees slightly bent, as this pose protects your spine from deformation and additional stress. In addition, this position helps prevent snoring and makes breathing easier.
Yoga classes are also very helpful. Yoga helps our body and all muscles to relax. It is quite easy to straighten your spine with the help of these exercises. Also, you will become healthier and happier.
Start the day with an upright posture. Stretch as if you want to touch the ceiling and then position your back in the correct position. Starting the day right is the first step towards good posture.
If you have the opportunity to cook while sitting, try not to lean over the table.
If you spend most of the day on your feet, try sitting every 2 hours for a few minutes to allow your back to rest.
So now is the time to start practicing. Share your first impressions in the comments. You can also have your own methods – tell us about them!
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