Can you fix bad posture?
Slouching in a chair
Get into the habit of sitting correctly.
It may not feel comfortable initially because your muscles have not been conditioned to support you in the correct position.
Exercises to strengthen your core and buttock muscles, and back extensions, will help correct a slouching posture.
How can I correct my posture?
How can I improve my posture when standing?
- Stand up straight and tall.
- Keep your shoulders back.
- Pull your stomach in.
- Put your weight mostly on the balls of your feet.
- Keep your head level.
- Let your arms hang down naturally at your sides.
- Keep your feet about shoulder-width apart.
How can I stop slouching?
Sit up straight with your shoulders relaxed, but not hunched or rounded. Choose a chair height that allows you to keep your feet firmly planted on the floor. Avoid crossing your legs. Keep your knees level or slightly higher than your hips.
How long does it take to improve posture?
“30 days can make a real difference in improving posture, because research shows that it takes three to eight weeks to establish a routine.