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Hunching forward/backward - Is your workout causing you a bad posture?

 Different people have different aims in mind when they start exercising. Some people exercise to look good in the mirror while some exercise to compete. The last thing that we expect from our workout is a bad posture. Today I will talk about how your workout program could lead to that. This blog is specifically about how certain workout programs could cause you a hunch so I will not talk about other factors like sitting for a prolonged time, sleeping in weird positions, tight lower back, weak glutes, etc. We will keep these topics for some other blog.   The anatomy of the upper body:     The upper body must perform two basic operations i.e Push and Pull. The push requires the strength of the front shoulders, chest, and triceps (The part of arms behind the Biceps) while the pull motion requires the strength of the rear shoulders (also referred to as the delts), back, and biceps. The push is further basically divided into three sub-motions i.e vertical pushing (more emphasis o

Feeling Sad? This is how Social Media might be the reason for it!

  Social Media has become very common these days. From children to elderly people, everyone is on social media of some sort. While some use social media to connect with friends and family while others use it to escape the monotony of day-to-day work by viewing funny clips and memes.   Dopamine: Dopamine is called “the feel-good hormone” which is released into our body when we perform an activity that we crave. For example, eating something good, watching a movie that we have wanted to watch for so long, intimate relations, etc. trigger the release of dopamine which makes us feel good.   The relationship between dopamine and Social Media: All types of social media are forms of distraction in one way or the other. And scientific studies show that distractions also trigger the release of dopamine in the body i.e our brain craves something new/distraction (more on that here ). And distractions as you know are already sufficiently available on Social media.   Feeling sad aft