Those of us with desk jobs can take heart. According to new research, exercising for just 30 minutes each day can mitigate many of the risks associated with sitting too much.
New guidelines from the British Journal of Sports Medicine recommend getting up and moving about for 2 to 4 hours of your workday to reduce (or prevent) back and neck pain, as well as reduce the risk of serious health conditions like diabetes.
When taking your posture picture, either with a camera or using an app, a common question people ask when first seeing their posture assessment results is, “why is my pelvis twisted?”
Are your home, work and exercise environments optimized for your body? When you must sit, choose a chair that encourages upright posture. A good chair can make all the difference in your mood and your back. A well-designed chair you can adjust to your body and work habits is a must.
Your posture environment is the physical space in which you put your body. Just as overall posture is HOW you balance, your posture environment is WHERE and HOW each PostureZone is balancing in the unique situations of life.
Excessive sitting is now recognized as a true health hazard, and currently the average person sits 13 hours a day. That’s an average – so while some are sitting a bit less, some are sitting much more!