The Importance of Body Posture

"Sit up straight!" "Don't slouch!" I'm sure while we were growing up we all heard those admonishing words more than once from our mother and teachers as well .Most of us reluctantly followed her order without a comprehension of her relentless propaganda as the anatomical and biomechanical explanation. Indeed she actually didn't know all the repercussions of herself's bad role! Yet your mother appeared always to feel best about it all.

It is important for your optimal wellbeing to maintain a healthy stance. Unknown to many people, a successful place is almost as critical as a balanced diet, easy sleep and exercise.



This means that the body is well prepared to handle everyday activities with more power and endurance, all the while holding tiredness away. This is a basic pillar of the good physical fitness.

So what is posture, then, and how does one sustain it? Basically, posture is the way in which we keep our bodies when standing, seated, and even while lying down. A healthy stance means that our whole body is aligned symmetrically and that the strain of the muscle is just about right. And it should be reasonably straightforward to maintain a healthy stance.

When planning a house, an architect needs to take the same laws of gravity and weight distribution into account. And a body with poor posture is less immune to the pressures and stresses we encounter over the months, years and decades of life, much like a house with a poor base.



It is a big part of your well-being to maintain a healthy stance. It guarantees that the bones are well-matched with the rest of the body, while the stress is properly distributed in your muscles and ligaments. Moreover, with minimum tension, it holds the body parts in their rightful places. A rightful stance from there;



Enables muscles to coordinate more effectively, meaning that the body consumes less energy, thus removing stress from the muscles. This encourages one to perform activities with reduced fatigue for longer periods.

Holds in position the spinal joints, which is crucial in maintaining a proper posture. In conjunction with aligned spinal joints, with less tension on the ligaments, the risk of injury is greatly reduced.



A healthy posture -

It should not be taken to be a huge mental challenge or a persistent hassle to keep a healthy stance. In reality, though some muscles, the body is programmed to retain regular posture instinctively. Although one should be mindful of their stance to a certain degree, some suggestions to help you out are listed below.



Sitting properly:

Make sure your feet are on the floor or on a footrest instead of floating in the center of the air, keep your knees at or below your hip height, keep your forearms relaxed in a parallel posture to the deck, and help your backrest support your whole back.


Standing properly:

Make sure that the soles of your feet hold your weight, bring your feet 4-5 inches apart, tuck your stomach in, and keep your hands dangling naturally from the sides of the body. Maintaining a straight and tall frame all the while.


Lying Position:

Having a nice and supportive mattress is a big secret to sleeping well. If you want a rough one, that's pretty sweet, and if you are better with a softer one, that's okay. Often protect your head with a pillow that is in an elevated position to help blood supply to the rest of the body. To stop sitting on your belly.



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