According to latest media reports, handbags are getting heavier with one out of ten weighting over twelve pounds.
Did you know that carrying a heavier handbag can cause changes to your posture and increase your risk of injury?
It may sound far-fetched but the more you stuff into your bag the greater the risk of injury. While your bag may initially seem light, a heavier bag challenges your muscles and can quickly cause fatigue. Back pain, muscle aches, and injury all increase when muscles tire.If you can’t streamline your bag then you need to work on your core strength to combat the heavier load. Try the following exercises three times a week.