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E330 - 3 Big Mistakes With Postural Exercises

Exercise Is Health

Release Date: 04/24/2024

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Do you do exercises to try to improve your posture?

While these types of exercises are popular in many circles within the fitness industry as well as with different types of therapists, there are some big mistakes we see people commonly making with these exercises.

Unfortunately, making any of these mistakes doesn’t just lead to feeling achy or sore; these mistakes could actually be the reason why you aren’t seeing any difference in your posture with the exercises you are doing.

On this week’s episode of the Exercise Is Health® podcast, we are unveiling what these mistakes are and what you need to do to avoid them.

If you are trying to get better posture but feel like your efforts are leading you nowhere, this episode is for you. 

Check out all the details in this week’s episode!

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