In the ideal state, your shoulders should be in line with your collarbone—not higher or pushed forward. You can easily check this by simply letting your shoulders "fall." You may realize you have them in a shrugged position too often.
Unfortunately incorrect technique when stretching your hip flexors (illiopsoas) can result in stretching of your anterior hip capsule which can put extra stress through your labrum and possibly alter your intracapsular arthrokinetics.
A long day of sitting or standing in poor posture causes your posterior neck and thoracic muscles to be stretched, and your anterior muscles to be shortened. This suboptimal environment causes your muscles to work harder to hold you upright.
The feeling of being tired and stressed is a feeling that is all too familiar to many of us, it can have a significant impact on our quality of life. So the next question is why do we always feel tired when we are stressed? Shouldn’t we have more ener...