Tag: posture

How Kettlebell Workouts Can Improve Your Posture, a guest post

How Kettlebell Workouts Can Improve Your Posture, a guest post by Kettlebell Kings In today’s society, it is easy to fall victim to poor posture, whether it’s from sitting at a desk all day or a sedentary lifestyle on the weekends. The good news is that slumped shoulders and a curved or hunched back can be improved through regular exercise with a kettlebell. Kettlebell training can help strengthen the muscles that are causing you to slump over in your chair. There are several muscle groups in the body that effect posture and by working these areas through kettlebell movements and Read More »

Why your feet are the Foundation for better posture.

Why your feet are the Foundation for better posture. Is there a secret to developing better posture? Standing up straight intentionally does not work for long, especially when you are distracted during the day.  Performing constant exercises to strengthen the muscles in the upper back can be a waste of time and effort if your body mechanics are working against you. Brian Rothbart, DPM, a podiatric researcher in the 1990’s developed an engineering model that demonstrated that feet that toe out and fall in will cause the upper body to do the same, which is horrible for posture.   A forward leaning Read More »

The importance of proper posture and how it affects you in ways you would never have imagined.

The importance of proper posture and how it affects you in ways you would never have imagined. Many of you hear your parents tell you to straighten up and stop slouching, or to sit up straight.  People who have better posture often are seen as having something special about them. While posture begins at the feet, poor posture is a developmental phenomenon that is a reflection of our body style and how we walk.  People who have good posture are usually who we see modeling clothing on runways, yet men’s suits are often cut for shoulders that roll in, probably Read More »