‘SIT up, don’t Slouch’

Woman (UK) - - Health & Wellbeing -

a com­mon phrase grow­ing up, but your mother or teacher was on to some­thing. Whether we’re sit­ting, stand­ing or even ly­ing down, good pos­ture makes sure that the force of grav­ity is dis­trib­uted evenly through our body, so no part is over-stressed. it also en­cour­ages a good bal­ance be­tween mus­cle strength and flex­i­bil­ity and easy move­ment. Plus, it pre­vents back pain, which causes three mil­lion peo­ple a year to take time off. other pos­ture perks…

1. boosts your breath­ing

2. im­proves cir­cu­la­tion and di­ges­tion

3. Stops wear and tear of joints and lig­a­ments

4. Pro­tects your spine

5. makes you look slim­mer, younger and con­fi­dent

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