BREATH EASIER– slouching can reduce lung capacity by as much as 30 percent, reducing the amount of oxygen that reaches body tissues, including the brain which can lead to feeling tired, exhausted, and sleepy.
IMPROVE DIGESTION– slouching and sitting in a scrunched position compresses the abdominal organs and may impact important digestive and bowel functions.
IMPROVE EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING – studies show your posture affects your mind, mood, self-esteem, and perception. Strong posture positions have been demonstrated to create positive feelings in people while poor posture significantly increased stress levels, depression, and fear.
FIGHT THE AGING PROCESS – aging experts increasingly believe that posture can be an indicator of how well you will age. Now you can do something to try and avoid various physical consequences of aging including the dreaded dowagers hump.