OLDER ATHLETES: TWO KEY STRENGTH EXERCISES FOR POSTURE

New research by Serbian scientists on older athletes has found that strengthening two key muscle groups significantly improves posture and reduces ’rounded shoulders’ (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-019-06182-z). The key target muscles are the hip extensors (glutes, hamstrings) and errector spinae muscles of the lower back.This Peak Performance article explains why poor posture is problematic in athletes (of all ages), and how some simple exercise routines can optimize yours: https://www.peakendurancesport.com/endurance-injuries-and-health/endurance-health-and-lifestyle/components-posture-importance-athletes/