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Body Posture

How Fixing Your Feet Can Improve Your Workout

Your feet take a pounding, so they have to be strong. And while they do a great job of supporting you, they probably aren’t gett...
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Proper Posture When Standing and Sitting

Good posture is important for the protection of muscles, joints and ligaments. If you regularly sit or stand in positions that put...
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How to Lessen Arm Pain When Using Crutches

As your torso, shoulders, elbows and wrists work together to compensate for a hurt foot or leg, you may begin to experience arm pa...
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The Proper Posture When Climbing Down the Stairs

Proper body mechanics are very important in everyday life. You should strive to keep proper posture when sitting, standing, walkin...
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Why Is Good Posture Important During Work/Typing?

Without good posture, many of the daily tasks you perform during your workday can cause immediate and chronic health problems. Thi...
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Pilates Exercises for Knock Knees

Weak muscles can cause knock knees. Pilates mat exercises can improve muscle strength and help correct knee position....
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The Correct Walking Posture

We do it daily, but rarely think about how our body maneuvers while we walk. The careful coordination of steps learned early in ou...
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How to Fix the Worst Posture Mistakes

How to Fix the Worst Posture Mistakes . Your mother was right -- good posture is important! According to the American Chiropractic Association, good posture helps us stand, walk, sit and lie in positions that place the least strain on our muscles and ligaments. Poor posture can lead muscle strain and uneven muscle development and can make you more prone to injury and pain. But proper posture is more than just sitting up straight in your office chair. From how you walk and sleep to how you drive and carry bags, check out these common posture mistakes -- and how to fix them.
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Do Heels Make Your Butt Look Bigger?

Wearing high heels doesn't make your backside look bigger, if bigger is defined as heavier. But heels can enhance its appearan...
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Why Sitting Is Bad for You and How to Avoid It

Not that long ago, you probably just saw your office chair as an innocent piece of furniture. Then headlines like these started po...
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