What is the first step in maintaining good posture while exercising?

The best way to maintain good posture is to identify muscle imbalances in muscles and joints and correct them. Poor posture is caused by certain muscles being excessively tight and other muscles being excessively weak. Using an assessment like the overhead squat will help identify muscles out of balance. Strengthen weakened muscles and stretch tight muscles. This will help improve posture while exercising. If you’re not sure how to identify muscle imbalances consult a personal trainer who is certified in identifying muscle imbalances.
Sadie Lincoln
Sadie Lincoln on behalf of barre3
The first step is to focus on the foundation of your posture. The foundation is what is in contact with the floor or other surface supporting your body. Just as a foundation of a house determines the integrity of the entire structure, how we align and weight the foundation of our posture directly affects total body alignment. This one step is much more important than doing the pose in its full expression.

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