Learn all about how to maintain a good posture while sitting, standing, lying down, and especially, when lifting heavy things.
Working out and exercising helps to keep muscles fit, which in turn helps with better posture.
Dancers need to display a very proper posture in order to carry themselves well throughout all the various moves.
Straighten Up! (PPT)
Vibes and Viggie present some fun exercises to help kids strengthen their spines!
This helpful explanation for kids demonstrates exactly why we should bother to correct our posture.
Good posture can improve and maintain the health of our joints, muscles, and bones.
This simple diagram reminds us to always bend our knees when lifting heavy things (including schoolbags!)
Try the Prayer Stretch to loosen up your arm and back muscles after being in front of the computer or video games for a while.
Find out why people always talk about good posture and what it can actually do for you.
See a demonstration of how to stand with the best posture. If you need to stand for a very long time, take a few breaks in between by placing your foot on a raised surface for a few minutes.
Grab a pillow to help you out with these exercises to help strengthen your neck and back muscles.
Sitting in a slouched position or even too rigidly (with an extremely straight back) can end up hurting you later. Have a look at this visual guide to see the best posture for sitting.
Test your knowledge of good posture habits and see if you can recall all the correct answers before peeking at the solutions provided at the end of the page!
An easy way to help correct your posture is by imagining that there is a column of cogs or wheels in your back. To maintain good posture, you need to make sure that all the cogs are properly aligned.