Chin Check: Get Better Posture-Part 7
If you are like most people, you want to get ahead in life. The metaphor exists for a good reason. Many people literally stick their head ahead as they advance in life. Such “get-aheaders” are technically called “forward head thrusters.” Guess what? Odds are good (or would that be “bad”?) that YOU are a forward head thruster. How can you know? And what does it matter?
To find out whether your spinal alignment has (mal)adapted to a desire to get ahead, take the quick chin check we show in our video.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzwJHbOGMuw[/youtube]
Sure, you might not like the momentary double-chin look. Goodness knows I, Kymberly am not so keen on that video side view of my triple chin (what I will for you lovely readers!). But you will like the benefits of that bowling ball known as your head being balanced over its support system instead of awkwardly perched in front of it.
Centering your head over your spine will increase comfort, decrease neck tension, keep you nicely extended, and save the planet. Or at least your posture.
Readers and Viewers: How much space did you have between your finger and chin? “Fess up.