If you’re wondering if your posture can also influence “how you feel”, then you’ll enjoy this video. Here Leon dives in a great study done by Amy Cuddy, from her book Presence, about what happens when you adopt upright, powerful, high power poses, Versus submissive, low power poses.
Check out the video:
3 Major Findings:
– 33% of the High-power posers decided to roll the dice and risk “double or nothing”, while only 8% of Low-power posers did.
How confident they Felt:
– High-Power posers felt significantly more powerful and in-charge, compared to Low-Power posers.
– High-power posers had a 19% increase in Testosterone, and 25% decrease in Cortisol.
– Low-power posers had a 10% decrease in Testosterone, and 17% increase in Cortisol.
Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES), Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT), Professional Dancer
As a long time back sufferer Leon found unique methods to alleviate his pain using natural methods including self massage, exercise/stretching and postural habits. He founded Backintelligence.com to empower others to fix their postures and ease their back pain from home.