To summarize the 3 tips for a better posture:
1. Shoulders back
Instead of pulling your shoulders down, pull the shoulder blades together behind you. That will move your arms and shoulders backwards in space. It’ll give you a nice stretch in the front of your shoulders and chest, where we usually carry a lot of tension.
2. Pull the head back
Not the nose, but the back of your head! When you tuck your chin in, and ‘lengthen your eartips up’, you create a healthy alignment of your skull on top of your spine. This gives your neck nice pressure release and also makes you look alert and tall.
3. Lift your chest bone
Your sternum pointing up is a key element to improve your posture. This will take plenty of practice and it will never be completely effortless, but it will make your breathing quality shoot through the roof. When you lift your chest, it suddenly feels more natural to breathe deeper and relax your face.
The real magic of good posture will be felt when you combine these three elements: shoulders back, head back, chest up.
It will take plenty of practice to get it right, but a nice help along the way is to place your back against a wall and press your head and shoulder blades into the wall. This gives you a supported feeling and makes it easier to locate a more optimal placement of your head.
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