Perfect posture is really a myth and super hard to maintain. Think of more sustained postures as being problematic at work and in life.
When we sustain postures for too long we can put undue strain on certain areas of the body.
The best way to combat sustained postures are through movement "resets". The allow one to maintain movement variability and can also decrease pain
Sustained forward head and rounded shoulder posturing is something we consistently see in our corporate wellness work.
Balance things out...
Three common exercises we program are chin tucks, shoulder blade squeezes and a towel technique to maintain your ability to turn your head.
To combat forward head posturing we program in chin tucks:
To combat forward rounded shoulders:
To maintain neck turning we use this towel technique:
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