As you are reading this note, where is you head in relation to your spine? Is your electronic device held in front of your face, or is your head forward of your spine?
The head comprises 8% of total body mass. It weighs 10 to 11 pounds with no hair (4.5 to 5 kg), yet every inch your head goes forward is an extra 10 lbs (4.5kgs) of weight on your neck.
No matter how well you eat, if you train, if you keep your stress levels in check, this is something we all tend to do more often than not. Everyone.
Look sideways at yourself in a mirror, if your ear is not in line with your shoulder and your hip, then as this article discusses, this can be a sign of forward head posture (FHP). (more…)