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6 Everyday Ways to Improve Your Balance for Lifelong Health and Stability

Real Simple reports good balance is important for maintaining physical health, and ways to practice and improve your balance according to experts.

Jordan D. Metzl, MD, primary care sports medicine physician at HSS, explained when one is balanced, your left and right sides – front and back – are exerting equal effort. No one part of the body is overcompensating for another, and because of this, “you suffer from fewer aches and pains,” said Dr. Metzl. Incorporating habits into your daily routine can help improve your balance, such as standing on one leg when brushing your teeth, suggested Dr. Metzl.

Read the article at Realsimple.com.