Watch This: How Poor Posture Sabotages Your Health

Watch This: How Poor Posture Sabotages Your Health
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“Sit up straight!” Whether barked by our mother, a teacher or our better half, many of us have heard this command at least once during our lives.

Falling heads and slouching shoulders are epidemic in a world where many of us spend hours every day hunched over a phone or computer screen. But there are good reasons to sit up and take notice of the need for better posture.

Watch this video from TED-Ed to learn why good posture helps your body adapt to the stresses it faces and prevents wear and tear on your joints and ligaments.

You’ll also find out about the conditions and diseases that develop from years of poor posture. And you’ll discover tips for fixing your posture.

Do you have tips for improving posture? Share them by commenting below or on our Facebook page.

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