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Posted on 07-31-2017
It's posture awareness time! Let's have some fun.
As a Chiropractor in Monroeville and Penn Hills, I always talk with my patients about how important posture is. So here we go:
The goal is to balance for 30 seconds on one foot while standing straight. Lift your leg, thigh parallel to the ground and knee bent at 90, and slowly count to 30.
If you have to twist, wave your arms, hop around, contort at your planted ankle, etc: put your foot down and start again!
Well, how'd you do?!?
"The single best exercise that can be done anytime, without any special equipment, is nothing more complicated than standing on one foot for as long as possible and then switching to the other foot"
- Richard Restak, GW School of Medicine
- Dr. Brent Shealer -- Pittsburgh, Penn Hills, Monroeville Chiropractor
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