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You must have heard how too much sitting is bad for you. Numerous studies show how this can increase a person's risk of developing various health issues. With more Americans living a sedentary lifestyle than ever, this is particularly alarming. Even before the novel coronavirus pandemic, many people already managed to engineer physical activity out of their daily lives. But now, the current health and safety protocols have made things worse. Missing the gym, going out less, distance learning, and working from home demands countless hours on Zoom. For most people, this means even more sitting. Do you want to avoid the adverse health effects of sitting all day? Here are four reasons you should sit and stand while you work:
Are you one of those people who experiences back pain, yet you cannot explain why? Close to 80 percent of Americans experience back pain, with a leading cause of pain being poor posture. Bad posture usually affects people's health, how they look, and how they feel. It also prevents an individual's joints and muscles from functioning properly.
For many women, being pregnant can be exciting. You enjoy a lot of joyous moments, from picking a whole new wardrobe to feeling your baby kick for the first time. But every mom-to-be knows how a growing bump can also take its toll.
When you play sports, the physical demands are high. There is always a risk of injury in every game. The American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians knows how important immediate recovery is to a specific team or player.
Maintaining emotional, mental, and physical well-being remains the priority during the colder months. You should be more vigilant about this because of the ongoing pandemic this year.
Whether you are an amateur or professional athlete, you still want your body to be in peak condition when you take part in your chosen sport. Not only will proper body function help you to perform at your very best every time you play, but it could also prevent future injuries.
The American Chiropractic Association defines spinal compression as a condition that applies pressure or weight on your spinal cord. Your entire spinal column has a sturdy stack of vertebrae that protect your spinal cord.