Good posture is an easy and important way to maintain a healthy mind and body.
A correct posture means that your body is in alignment with itself and it means that your lifts will be stronger, your muscles will work more efficiently, you will help prevent pain and injury and the most important thing you will look and feel better everyday. Most postural deviations appear because the imbalances of the muscles that work to hold a joint in its place. For example: rounded shoulders are caused by tight pectorals combined with weak back muscles which leads to an internal rotation of the shoulders.
The most effective way to correct imbalances like this is to stretch the overactive muscles and to strengthen the underactive muscles. Read More