Your Mother Was Right: Good Posture Is Important

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Your Mother Was Right: Good Posture Is Important

Poor posture doesn’tِ just makeِ a bad firstِ impression — itِ canِ actuallyِ make youِ feel moreِ pain.
In a newِ study, people whoِ slouched whenِ sitting orِ standing hadِ anِ increased sensitivity toِ pain.
First, researchers told 89 participants toِ maintain oneِ ofِ two stances: eitherِ a dominant posture, including sitting orِ standing upِ straight, pushing outِ their chest andِ expanding theirِ body; orِ a submissive stance, suchِ asِ slouching whileِ standing withِ legs crossed orِ arms crossed atِ their chest.