Posture Photos and Pictures
Posture photos, pictures and ergonomic pictures to add to our growing collection:
1) Ergonomic Pictures (Work posture)
3) Posture Pictures and Photographs
This photo shows the right posture for a healthy back.
There is this misconception that you should push out your shoulders (like in the military), but that would make your spine too 'curved' and strain you back. See the example below.
The correct posture is on the right. On the left shows how that man "straighted" up too much.
"Good posture may ease bad backs"
Snippet from article: A decades-old method that emphasizes good posture and body movement, known as the Alexander technique, may relieve chronic back pain, according to a study in the British Medical Journal.
Posture Pictures For Children
Just maybe a few decades ago, learning good posture is part of the school's curriculum. Children learned the correct posture in school and emulated their parents.
Check out these pages of Posture Training for Children.
These pictures were taken from a guide published in the 1950s.
And...look, a posture contest by Barnard College in 1956!
It is interesting on how they used the word, 'form'. Good posture is a form, and that is why graceful carriage and poise is all about 'form' of the body.
In those days, good form and posture is both about health and beauty.
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