If the entire country was doing these 3 stretches, then the health care industry would likely save millions on neck and back pain costs.  Since the technology era, which includes smart phones, computers and television, we have become a nation that “sits” more than ever before.  Because of this new technology, our head is lurched forward on our shoulders and our shoulders are rounded.  Which in turn, causes the lower back to flatten.  This posture is not only the fault of our computers and phones, but watching TV and driving are also detrimental to our posture.

In a perfect world we would avoid these postures, but even I am guilty of them.  So, my suggestion is that we “cheat”.  We can cheat by doing 3 simple stretches – continue to next blog to learn these stretches – part 2