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5 Vital Suggestions Regarding Posture Braces

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Added: Saturday, April 28th 2012 at 4:10pm by victorsmith37
Such incentives can help reducing the chances of work related injuries which can cause heavy financial burden over the company they are working in. Proper posture and body mechanics provides an atmosphere for a healthy back, and reduces the chances for early degeneration of the spinal column.

5. Exercise and Training Pave the Way for Healthy Back

For maintaining a good posture you need to train the muscle of your back and abdominal region. Posture braces are actually used to train the muscles to act in a coordinated manner to achieve the good body posture. There are specific strengthening exercises that can be done to improve muscle tone and balance. These exercises include the back as well as the abdominal muscle groups. Even with a healthy back, weakened abdominal muscles will put an accentuated amount of stress and strain on the back muscles.

A New Take on Posture Correction

After reading the ChiRunning and ChiWalking books I brought about some changes in the mode of teaching I used to follow to describe posture section. So before here come some more changes and updates in ChiRunning book I would like to tell you that what is the most up to date way to align your posture. I've been aligning myself this new way for about 6 months now and seen it to be a much easier and quicker way to get aligned while walking or running.

According to ChiRunning and ChiWalking books you have to start your posture stance just by making your feet apart at your hip width and avoid locking your knees. From here we move ahead to straight our spine to have positive change in posture.

First off place one hand on belly and place other hand under the collarbone with its middle finger and thumb spread apart. Then we had you pull down with your lower hand while lifting with your upper hand to straighten your upper body. Then we had you resting your chin on your upwardly stretched index finger in order to bring your head and neck into alignment with the rest of your posture. This is where I began to see problems in the method, because some people have long necks and short fingers or visa versa and it just wasn't working the same for every body I came across. One person's chin would be too low and another's would be too high. It seems also uncomfortable to align yourself while moving. So I recommend over here another way to align yourself with the help of your head with no intervention of your hands. So see that how easily you can do it. check this website, intelliskin, visit here

Just place your hand at the back of your neck and then start brushing in upward direction. While you're doing this, lift up on the back of your head, like you're trying to reach for the sky with the crown of your head. This motion will stretch all the muscles on the back of your neck and allow your chin to naturally stay low. You can also strengthen your upper spine area with no use of your hands for it.
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Now, in all my walking and running classes I have everyone do this easy little exercise. Just begin with standing in poor posture, then slowly move upwards to touch the sky with head crown, making spine strong and lengthen the backside of your neck. Such practice will make you strengthen your posture quickly and will help to lighten your foot step by preventing the downward motion of your upper body region.

Having your neck in the correct position has an effect on the rest of your spine all the way down to your tailbone. You'll find it easier to level your pelvis and to relax your shoulders, keeping them low. It is an important step of ā€˜Cā€™ shape, a concept I am following and teaching myself not mentioned in ChiRunning book at all.

While having a look over ChiRunning Posture Image you will see that ā€˜Cā€™ shape is super imposed on it subject. If you look at the direction the arrows are pointing, you'll see that the arrows begin at T12/L1 and move in opposite directions.

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