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Stop Slouching! April 25, 2019

Posted by nrhatch in Exercise & Fitness, Health & Wellness.

Your mother had the right idea when she encouraged good posture by insisting that you (and your siblings) “Stand up straight!”

Good posture improves our health and well-being, facilitates our breathing and respiratory function, and even gives our mood and energy levels a quick boost:

It’s true: Peper has conducted a series of studies on posture and how it can influence a person’s mood, energy levels and cognitive performance. Some of his research has found that slouching promotes low mood and decreased energy levels. One of his forthcoming studies shows that slouching can even impair student performance on a math test.

To read more:  How To Improve Posture (TIME)

Aah . . . that’s better!