people working in offices or working as drivers, can sit all day without doing
much movement or exercise.
all day can cause major back problems and lead to posture issues not to mention
pain. Sitting has become the new smoking as far as resultant health issues are
concerned but some of us have little choice but to sit down for most of the
are all aware of the importance of getting up and moving regularly but in
reality, work gets in the way and we don’t have time to do what we know we
for those of us at desks or when the vehicle is stationary there is a new
technique created by Dell – Maree Day who is a biochemics and posture expert.
advice is as follows.
Move half forward on the seat so that your feet are
flat on the floor directly under your knees and your back is not touching the
back of the chair.
Look straight ahead and sit up tall with relaxed
arms to restore the natural curve of your spine. In this position you should
find your eyes level with the top third of your computers monitor if you have
it in the correct position (which many of us don’t!).
Practice the invisible breathing technique.
Breathing in deeply and as you breathe out think ‘sternum through towards your
spine’. As you think this thought you will feel your deep abdominal muscles
doing their job, flattening and narrowing your waist. Repeat these 5 to 6 times
every hour. “Within days you will feel your abs strengthening and your posture
will already have improved” says Day
postures will activate every one of your muscles so you will breath, sit, stand,
move and exercise better transforming your posture and body shape day says.
Mayfair, we care.
Source – The Invisible Exercise by Dell-Maree Day