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1. It naturally improves your posture

Good posture is incredibly important for health, as it not only helps prevent injuries, it also reduces the chances of placing needless strain on certain muscles and joints, which can lead to unnecessary wear and tear as well as structural problems. Unfortunately, most of us in the West have poor posture and weak lower backs, very much a product of slumping onto couches and chairs and hunching over desks and computers for the majority of our lives.

Sitting on the floor, on the other hand, requires your spine to be straight, and your shoulders to be pushed back and relaxed, which naturally corrects poor posture. Continue reading 5 reasons sitting on the floor is good for your health

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Sitting on the floor is an ancient Indian tradition and has its roots in yoga and Ayurveda. Here are some reasons for that practice.

Aids Digestion

When you sit on the floor for eating, you usually sit cross legged, in an asana known as sukhasana or a half padmasna. These yogic poses are well-known in aiding digestion (it is believed that when one sits in this pose while preparing to eat, there is an automatic signal for your brain to prepare for digestion). Apart from that when you eat from a plate placed on the floor, you will have to naturally bend forward slightly and go back to your starting position to swallow. This constant back and forth movement is said to cause the muscles of your abdomen to get activated and leads to increased secretion of stomach acids, making it easier to digest food. Continue reading Why Should You Sit On The Floor While Eating?

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Benefits of Sitting on the floor could be beyond our thought. It has many good effects on our health when we sit on the floor. Even in meditation process, people used to sit on the floor and meditate.

While it looks very simple, but sitting on the floor is an exercise which helps your back pain, shoulder, knee pain. There is perfectly some exercise such as Egos cue method that uses forces of gravity to work on joint alignment. Floor sitting is one of the best exercises that is good for health. Continue reading Health benefits of sitting on the floor

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