Posture exercise is one of the best self help techniques to improve posture.
StrongPosture® exercise creates an awareness of posture and when performed daily can stretch muscles, ligaments, and other structures that shorten with poor posture; strengthen muscles that weaken; and help people stay active, thereby combating a litany of health issues from degenerative joint disease to cardiovascular and respiratory problems.
Stronger posture helps stop and prevent back pain and neck pain, and also helps you feel better in general as you breathe deeper, reduce stress, and have more energy. People who regularly do corrective posture exercises report improvement with problems ranging from knee pain to headaches, and say they even feel taller, more slender, brighter and more positive!
Young or old, athlete or couch potato, posture-strengthening exercises are an intelligent LifeHabit for aging well. These exercises are based on contemporary bio-mechanical concepts blended with ancient yoga practices and wisdom. The goal is to become aware of posture as you improve posture and balance.
To change your posture, you need to teach your body a new habit. “Straighten up and don’t slouch” doesn’t work. In order to change how you move, you need to adopt new habits to consciously train new patterns of motion, thereby retraining your body to move better unconsciously as well.
Self Help to Improve Posture
Renowned posture expert, Dr. Steven Weiniger created the online self help 7 Steps to StrongPosture® program. This online step-by-step course is for you if your’re ready to take control of back or neck pain, if you’ve noticed your posture ‘isn’t what it used to be’, or you want to guard against the balance, falls, stiffness and other issues.
StrongPosture® exercise can be done anywhere and does not require any expensive equipment. All you need is an exercise ball and a little space. Once you progress through the online self-help program you might enjoy adding a band and foam roll to your routine.
Strengthening your posture with daily posture exercises as part of your regular physical activity for just 5 to 10 minutes a day will help you keep moving well as you age.