Bad posture affects many women in the western world, yet few people even realize they have an issue. As we grow and get taller, we change our postures slowly for a variety of reasons, and once we hit adulthood, it seems natural to hold ourselves that way.
The trouble is, posture problems can develop into serious conditions. Bad backs are typical, of course, but it also causes imbalances in your body’s center of gravity, which can affect your hips, knees, and shoulders. Plus, it will reduce your flexibility and compromise muscle growth, which makes things like losing weight and burning fat incredibly difficult.
So, if you have a hunch, or slouch, or slightly off-kilter gait, it could be a more pressing problem than you think. In today’s guide, we’re going to discuss a few of the biggest culprits when it comes to women’s posture problems. Let’s take a closer look. Continue reading
Office environments may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of potentially harmful workplaces, but that doesn’t stop them from having the ability to negatively affect your health. In fact, working in an office is far from being a safe job! On the contrary, being forced to sit day after day in front of a screen causes not only back and wrist pains, but also headaches and sore eyes.
Additionally, the office environment often feels confined: The lack of natural light and the absence of fresh air can be directly linked to lethargic and depressive states. And as if that were not enough, it’s important to note that the most common cause of death in the modern age for a healthy office worker is heart disease, which is presumed to be a direct consequence of the stressful pace the office environment. So before the office life kills you, it’s still time to implement necessary changes to boost your health. Welcome to the Office 2.0! Continue reading