Remember how your mother always nagged you to stand up tall? While she was probably trying to help you look slimmer and more confident (both big perks of perfect posture), straightening up also offers concrete health benefits for your whole body. "Good posture is as important to your health as eating right, exercising, and getting enough sleep," says Thomas Konicki, D.C., a chiropractic orthopedist in Dayton, OH. "It means less wear and tear on joints, less fatigue, and even less neck and back pain." Here are five excellent reasons to stand (and sit) tall: Read more
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
5 Reasons to Stand Up Straight
Beverly Burmeier at Redbook reveals five reasons to stop slouching, plus several easy ways to perfect your posture.