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Posture and Sports

In Postureby maria

Why is it good to have a correct posture when exercising? In short, it can be said that a good posture gives better performance and reduced injury risk. A good posture helps you get better technique and position during several exercises at the gym, such as weight lifting. An open upper body can also extend the step and deepen breathing …

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Posture types

In Postureby maria

There are several different types of posture. All different types affect the body in different ways. What type do you have? Below we list the most common posture types – Forward head posture, forward rotated shoulders, flat back, sway back and scoliosis. But what is a good posture then? Is there an “optimal” posture? A good posture is when there …

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Why good posture matters

In Posture, Uncategorizedby Manon Denis

“Stand up straight.” That’s timeless advice we’ve probably all heard at one time or another. It’s worth heeding. Good posture is important to balance: by standing up straight, you center your weight over your feet. This also helps you maintain correct form while exercising, which results in fewer injuries and greater gains. And working on balance can even strengthen your …

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Good posture – why is it important?

In Postureby maria

What is good posture? Good posture is when your skeleton, joints and muscles are in balance. The body weight should be distributed equally so that no part is exposed to extra stress, just like a well-constructed building. And just like an insufficient building, a body with bad posture will be less resistant to the stress we are facing every day, …

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The new phenomenon – The iHunch

In Body language, Facts, Posture, Researchby maria

Smartphones not only ruining our posture. A bad posture could also affect us in psychological ways. ‘Posture doesn’t just reflect our emotional states; it can also cause them’, says Amy Cuddy. In today’s society we live with constant connectivity slouching over our devices. Be aware! Pay attention to your posture while reading this article. The importance of straighten up will …

Correct standing posture

In Facts, Postureby maria

If you’re properly aligned you should be able to draw a straight line, infront of your shoulders, behind your hip, to the front of your knee, to a few inches infront of your ankle. This puts the centre of gravity directly over your base of support which allows you to move efficiently. From the back, 33 vertebrae is stacked in …