Day 34 - Honestly ... about Posture!11:25 PM
Medical professionals suggest that a healthy back has three natural front-to-back curves that give the spine an "S" shape. Although there is much natural variation from person to person, too much curve (swayback) or too little curve (flat back) can result in problems. The right amount of curve is called the neutral position.
About 99% of people are not aware of how important it is to do every exercise in the correct posture to have the desired effect. Importance needs to be emphasized from the moment one decides to start their fitness regime. Due to a bad posture one can end up spending double the amount of time that might have required getting the 'result.' To attain the right posture comes with practice and can sometimes take years. Initially, one might even find it painful to correct their posture. But that is only due to the lifetime spent in crocked body positions (sitting/standing/moving).
Some basic pointers for correct postures: