Growing up, we would roll our eyes and assume they were nagging, but they were right to scold us.
Our posture is the foundation for every movement we want our body to make and good posture helps our bodies handle any stress the muscles may experience.
Sitting down can often feel nice – a sense of relaxation after a long hike, after a hard day at work or after brisk walk. Sometimes it can still feel nice even if the day consisted of limited movement.
But eventually, sitting down will no longer feel good – after a day slouching at our desks, our muscles can start to feel painful. Research shows that good posture can promote confidence, improve memory and increase energy levels.
A recent study looked at babies’ learning ability and found it was affected by bad posture – if the baby had a straight spine, they would find it easier to learn.
Slouching at our desks every day can be very taxing on our bodies. Bad posture makes our muscles work harder to keep us upright and…