4 Easy Exercises to Correct Your Posture

Naturally, your spine will tend to slump to release the pressure. Over time, it will start to bend forward and your shoulders will turn inwards. (Image: via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)
Naturally, your spine will tend to slump to release the pressure. Over time, it will start to bend forward and your shoulders will turn inwards. (Image: via pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Playing with the mobile, working in front of the computer, sitting for too long, or even waiting for a yet-to-come elevator can be tiring. Naturally, your spine will tend to slump to release the pressure. Over time, it will start to bend forward and your shoulders will turn inwards.

Over time, poor posture will take a serious toll on your spine, shoulders, hips, and knees. The fact is, posture can have a major impact on how we live and how we feel every day. Bad posture has a cumulative effect on the body, which can lead to back and joint pain, reduced flexibility, and even compromised muscles, all of which affect your ability to lose weight and build strength.

Watch this TEDEd video about the benefits of good posture:

In other words, fixing your posture could fix a lot of your problems. Here are four video exercises that can effectively correct your posture and help strengthen your back muscles:

Better Posture Workout — Exercises to Improve Posture and Prevent Hunched Shoulders:

Improve your posture in JUST 1 MINUTE!:

Upper Back Exercise for Perfect Posture:

How to Fix Bad Posture:

The writer of this story is not a medical professional, and the information that is in this story has been collected from reliable sources — and every precaution has been taken to ensure its accuracy. The information provided is for general information purposes only, and should not be substituted for professional health care.

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