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Larry Teal in "The Art of Saxophone Playing" give an exercise designed to more quickly build up the embouchure muscles which consists of whistling and then smiling about 50 times and then resting before repeating. Don Sinta suggests holding a small soda straw in the center of the lips as long as you can. Playing on a slightly softer reed at first can also be less taxing. It is important to stop and rest when the embouchure muscles begin to tire since bad habits like biting and playing out of the side of the mouth (like Kenny G) can easily develop. :)
Not to derail this topic but, is it really a bad habit to play out of the side of the mouth? I've seen some pretty good players (Sonny Rollins, Chad Lefkowitz-Brown) doing that, seemingly on purpose.

And btw I am only asking out of curiousity. I am the kind of obsessive person who wants everything to be even and symmetrical, and I would only ever play off center if you could guarantee me I would sound like Sonny.
 
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