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How Reddit helped fix my posture

As a college senior, Kerry Baumann created a document that has helped countless people. Four years earlier, he had fallen out of his high-school athletic routine. “The freshman 15 hit pretty hard,” he says. As graduation approached, he had some free time on his hands and spent a lot of it on the fitness subreddit, a corner of the internet devoted to workout routines and protein powder critiques. He noticed numerous people were worried about their posture and decided to create something that could help both himself and his new community.
Stretching might feel good for a minute, but unless you know which muscles to target, it's not going to help much.
Stretching might feel good for a minute, but unless you know which muscles to target, it's not going to help much. (AndreyPopov via Depositphotos/)

As a college senior, Kerry Baumann created a document that has helped countless people. Four years earlier, he had fallen out of his high-school athletic routine. "The freshman 15 hit pretty hard," he says. As graduation approached, he had some free time on his hands, a corner of the internet devoted to workout routines and protein powder critiques. He noticed numerous people were worried about their posture and decided to create something that could help both himself and his new community.

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