As a Pilates teacher, I can’t help but notice good posture and bad posture. This clever good posture infographic from Greatist.com caught my attention. I hope you can find a few tips to keep your back and neck happy!
Bad posture can be corrected and it starts with becoming aware of your body throughout the day. When you start to feel pain in your neck or low back, that’s a signal that your posture could use a tune up. Take 10 seconds to adjust, move your butt to the back of your chair, sit up straight, and lengthen the back of your neck. Notice the immediate difference!
When we consistently slouch, we also lose tone in our abdominal muscles, which can lead to many problems. If you’re already doing Pilates and trying to lose weight, but not seeing results, be sure to snag your free guide “Why you’re not losing belly fat doing Pilates + 5 ways to make it happen” via the sign up box on the right.