Your mother may have told you to walk with a book on your head or stand up straight with chin up, but in today’s tech world, how many of us actually follow that advice?
Make 2017 the year you straighten up, feel strong and look your best! Author and exercise physiologist Alice Ann Dailey shares her top ten tips for proper form to improve your posture at any age. Do this every day.
Top 10 Tips to Better Posture:
1 STAND AND WALK WITH KNEES POINTING FORWARD.
This places the thigh bones in the healthiest position into the hip sockets. It will balance core and surface hip muscles, strengthen abdominals, and provide blood circulation and lubrication to the hip sockets.
2 POINT TOES, ESPECIALLY THE MIDDLE TOES, FORWARD.
It aids in placing the knees forward and improves body balance.
3 FIT YOUR FEET WITH SHOES THAT DO NOT BIND YOUR TOES TOGETHER, BUT ALLOW MOVEMENT FOR YOUR TOES.
Your toes are your second heart. When the toes are able to move, there is better blood circulation from your feet to your heart and more oxygen to your toes, which can help prevent toenail fungus.
4 CARRY PELVIS WITH TAIL BONE POINTING DOWN TOWARD THE HEELS OF YOUR FEET.
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