Does Sitting on An Exercise Ball Improve Your Posture?

In today’s Wellness Minute Dr Fitness and the Fat Guy explain how sitting on an exercise ball does not help your posture. It has long be thought that replacing your desk chair for an exercise ball was a good way to improve your posture. This has not been shown to be true. While you may improve your core strength a little and burn more calories than if you are sitting in a chair your posture does not improve. Actually your posture gets worse because of the way your spinal column is stressed in the ball sitting position – it increases the amount you slouch.  Listen right now to hear Dr Fitness’ tips. Dr Fitness and the Fat Guy’s Wellness Minutes improve your health in 3 minutes a day or less. iTunes Follow us on Twitter @FatGuy and @DrFitness6 Be our Friend on Facebook

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