Especially as you get a little bit older, a few joint and bone aches and pains are going to start cropping up around the fringes of your day. The bad thing is, those initial grumbles from your body are generally inescapable. The good news is, there are simple posture changes you can use to help them!
Depending on your physical condition and physical environment, consider these five following tips for adjusting your posture to soothe some of those aches and pains – move from sitting to squatting when possible, buy a standup desk for work, meditate while walking to relax your shoulders, research range of motion exercises to keep your joints limber, and be sure to get the rid bed to sleep on.
Try Going From Sitting To Squatting
Now what activity would allow you to go from sitting to squatting that would help posture and health? That would be going to the bathroom. Studies show squatting is healthier than sitting for various medical and postural reasons, and even though you may feel awkward making the transition if it’s not something you’re used to, your entire body will thank you for appropriating a more natural position. [Read more…]