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Exercises For Bad Posture

If you've bought a back brace or posture support, you may have already realized that using such a device is not going to be the long-term solution you were hoping for. You may decide to look for more supports? You may now be ready to start doing exercises for bad posture. Why exercises? Why not move on to a more sophisticated (and usually more expensive) back support brace?

Exercises for bad posture are so helpful because your posture problem probably began due to a lack of exercise. Really, it was a lack of movement in a way that would allow your back muscles to get stronger.

Everything you do in a typical day is usually done in front of you. This involves and engages the muscles on the front of your body. Your back muscles do little else during these movements except keep you upright.

Throw in a poor postural position and you back muscles are getting longer and weaker by the second. This is the formula for developing bad posture. We can keep calling them exercises for bad posture, but really what you're doing is counteracting the ongoing strengthening and movement being done by the front of the body.

Without doing exercises, your back muscles can only continue to strain and keep causing the painful symptoms you experience when sitting at your desk or computer all day.

Changing your posture with exercise makes sense when you realize how you got that way in the first place. This is where people have difficulty. After all, putting on a brace may not work, but it only takes a couple of minutes to put on. Doing exercise? Now we're talking about something that will need to be maintained... but it will work.

Dr. Natalie Cordova, a chiropractor and posture expert, wants to help you change your posture for good. Learn to improve posture at http://www.ImproveMyPosture.com

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