Hauling around those extra pounds day after day puts strain on your back muscles and joints. Losing a few can reduce the load and make a significant difference to back and joint pain.

Coupled with exercising to tone your abdominal muscles and re-train your core helps support your spine, improve your posture when sitting at work, and during other daily activities. Slouching when you are sitting or standing forces your muscles into un-natural positions, causing muscle tightness, soreness and joint pain. Check out this youtube video to learn more.