In order for Youth, Standing Upright habit

Posted on April 5, 2012


Some of the celebrities who have poor posture, visible when standing or walking.

Ever notice how your sitting position when working in the office? Did you used to sit up straight or slouching in a chair to sit with you? How did the way you stand and walk, whether upright or leaning forward? Be careful if you have a habit of sitting or standing is not good because it can lead to premature aging. Poor posture will cause pain in the neck and shoulders, lower back pain, and headaches.

According to research, since the age of 25 years, we’ve been suffering from sarcopenia or muscle mass destruction. On average, we lose a fifth of every 450 grams of muscle every year. The main problem is the weakening of the abdominal muscles caused by a condition of sitting hunched over the years, leading to an unbalanced pressure on the lower spine. Hewison, according to Carolyn, manager of physiotherapy to hospital Nuffield group.

To avoid bad posture, try to stand up several times a day. You do this by standing against the wall, including the shoulders, waist, and head, to encourage better posture. Try to maintain that position while you walk. The more often you do it, the more accustomed to the abdominal muscles and your back in providing the necessary support (to support the body).

There is no way to prevent sarcopenia in full. However, you can try to prevent the condition by doing regular weight training to gain muscle strength.

The function of the muscle can be increased with endurance training, even after the initial attack sarcopenia,” said Robert Wolfe, professor of geriatric (the science of the parents) at the University of Arkansas.

According to him, far more effective to start before the aging process begins at the age of 40 years. In other words, if you want to stay young, get used to maintain good posture by standing upright.

To get the perfect posture, the following exercises you can do yourself.
* At his feet, ears, shoulders, and hips should be in a straight line.
* The chin and the head is tilted forward.
* The stomach should dikempeskan and erect, directed to the spinal cord.
* Shoulders relaxed, pointing down to the open position (not bent forward).
* When standing, the weight should be supported equally by both legs.
* When sitting, your feet should be flat on the floor, and spine to rest in the back of the chair.
* At work, do not lean neck to see the computer screen. Keep your back and neck straight.

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