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Wanna win the battle of the slouch?

 Did you know that most people sit for more than 8 hours everyday? 

And let’s be real: most of that sitting is actually slouching. So if you spend most of your day working on your computer or phone keep reading!

Lemme know if any of this sounds familiar:
-nagging aches and pains in your body that distract you all day long
-your booty is literally asleep because you sit on it so much
-constantly chasing more energy all day long and then exhausted at end of the day
-you know you could get more done if you didn’t feel so spacey and foggy
-stress, frustration, and overwhelm show up way too often and leaving you feeling stuck and unmotivated

Here’s the thing: I know that you have a lot on your TO DO list and because of that making time to take care of yourself somehow seems to slide to the bottom of the list. Am I right?

I get it!! But what if you had a way to:

-wake up your sleeping booty so you walk tall with confidence
-relax the nagging pains in the neck and back
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Long hours on the computer (with no breaks) might be hurting your body and your work!

Working on a computer eight hours a day straight might be hurting your body and your work.

I know as a business owner or a team member you have a lot to do and accomplish every day. And with only 24 hours in a day it means that you have to be on top of your game!

But here’s the thing: hustling hard and being on your computer all day might be causing you pain now and problems down the road.

It’s vital that you take breaks throughout the day to stand up and move yourself out of the keyboard slouch to activate sleepy muscles, ease tension, breathe properly, and give your brain a break.

Are you going to continue to put your health on the back burner or are you ready to be forward thinking and make it a priority today? Then you MUST take breaks throughout your day!

Sitting for long hours can cause:

  • physical tension and stress to rise
  • increased blood pressure and cholesterol 
  • headaches, eye strain
  • higher risk of sitting disease and burn out

PLUS: Sitting for...

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5 reasons to de-slouch yourself and sit up tall right now

Can you breathe normally when you are slouched over? Try it and see.... Not so much right?! 

CRAZY FACT: Your ability to breathe deeply (aka: your vital lung capacity) drops by 30% when you are slouched over in a weak posture.

Here's the thing: whether you realize it or not you likely spend a significant portion of your day in that position. Your body has adapted to breathing in that position out of necessity, but that doesn't mean its very efficient at it. 

Because your abdomen is compressed your diaphragm can't do it's main task of breathing so other back up muscles in your neck and shoulder have to kick in and pick up the slack.

When it isn't moving freely up and down with every breath your diaphragm isn't able to do one of its key other tasks: massaging your heart and abdominal organs. Bet you didn't know it did that right? 

Here's 5 more reasons to de-slouch yourself and sit up tall: 

1) When sitting, your blood flow slows down significantly...

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Learn how to keep your heart healthy and happy at work!

You may not have realized it, but sitting for long hours (especially with weak, slouched posture) can be hard on your heart both physically and energetically. 

Think about it: when you sit down not much is happening in your body so your heart rate and your metabolism slow down a lot. Over time, this can cause:

  • creeping weight gain that is hard to lose
  • swelling or numbness in your legs and feet
  • an increase in blood pressure or cholesterol levels.

Since your body and mind are so inter-connected, being slouched over a keyboard for most of the day can often leave you: foggy in the head, stressed out, low energy, struggling with lack of motivation or inspiration, or heavy with feelings of sadness, apathy, or worry. 

Left unchecked over time this could easily lead to a whole host of issues with your health inside and out! Unfortunately, in people that sit for more than 6 hours everyday the rates of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, insomnia, and even...

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Are your neck and shoulders sore and tight from sitting for long hours?

Try this 10 minute "Yoga at My Desk" video to relieve this tension, help you sit taller, and give you a boost of energy and focus right at your desk!