The Sun: Good posture and health.

My most recent observations in the Sun arose from my Bali trip (Part 2 of the blog is not yet quite finished!). Here are my thoughts about how we hold ourselves up!

A common ailment, even among Malaysians, is lower back pain. Guess why this happens? The usual reason is because we sit too much, we are overweight, or we don’t exercise or move enough, or a combination of all of these. I bet those women with baskets on their heads don’t have this problem!

I have heard many parents lament how their children have bad posture, heads craning forward, with shoulders rolled over a sunken chest. The easiest way to avoid all this is to exercise. Usually, especially for children, the movement will naturally cause their anatomy to fall into the correct places.

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What do you think? Does posture affect how you breathe and function?

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