The Posture Tip Hidden in a Racy 1980s Hit

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Are you old enough to remember when Frankie Goes to Hollywood released what was arguably the most controversial hit song of the decade in late 1983? Relax had a sluggish start but soared to the top of the charts the following year. It’s basically an ode to orgasm and was banned for a while by the BBC. I’m not offended by much, but a warning: don’t Google the video if you’re sensitive to explicit content. That aside, hidden in the song is a great posture tip.

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Find the Floor

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Do you carry all your stress in your neck and shoulders? If you do, you’re in good company. It’s very common for people to overly tense the muscles in the neck and shoulders when they’re under a lot of stress. My massage therapist even has a special name for that area: the coat hanger. Continue reading “Find the Floor”

Posture Tip #1: Keep Your Head in the Game

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If you Google “pillars of health” you’ll find lots of lists. The 3 pillars of health—good nutrition, exercise, and sleep—are joined by the 4 pillars of health, the 5 pillars of health, and even the 6 pillars of health. But nowhere in these lists is posture mentioned as one of the pillars. I did find it in one of the lists under “active lifestyle” along with a myriad of other things.

As a professional in a field that deals with postural education, I’m not surprised in the least. Posture is typically overlooked as a contributing factor in things from back pain and breathing to digestion and headaches. Continue reading “Posture Tip #1: Keep Your Head in the Game”