BACK STRAIGHT, CHEST OUT
Not finishing those laps in the pool as fast as you’d hope? It’s probably due to your long hours slouching in your office chair – literally. Poor posture can dramatically affect your lung capacity, according to research published by Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. If you’re not standing tall, your natural engine, built to maintain your muscles with the run-all-day oxygen supply they require, is operating at sub- optimal capacity.