Four exercises to improve neck posture

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exercises to improve neck posture

The wrong neck posture can lead to chronic pain, numbness in arms as well as in hands. The tight neck muscles can cause poor neck posture. Moreover, the weak muscles in your neck and upper back can also lead to a forward head and rounded shoulders. These postural distortions should be corrected for good neck posture. But don’t worry neck exercises and stretches will help you to improve your posture and other symptoms of poor neck posture.

Here are exercises to improve neck posture:

Chin Retractions

This exercise will improve your range of motion for neck posture. To practice this exercise, you have to lay down on your bed. Then bend your knees and look up towards the ceiling. Following this, nod your head slightly and don’t move your neck. After this bring your nose back to the vertical position once again. Repeat this exercise ten times for better results.

Shoulder Blade Squeezes
This exercise effectively works and raise your chest region that will improve your head and neck posture. To practice this exercise, sit straight on the chair and bent your knees at a 90-degree angle. Now hang your arms by your side. Then squeeze both the shoulder blades together. Hold for a couple of seconds and release gently. For better results repeat this exercise for 10 times.

Advanced Cobra Exercise

This exercise is very helpful to make the strong neck and upper back. To practice this exercise, lay down on the floor facing downwards. Keep your arms and hands by your side. Following this pinch both your shoulder blades and lift both your hands upwards. Then you have to raise your thumbs up and gently roll in both your elbows.

Push your forehead upwards and keep your eyes towards the floor itself. Hold yourself in that position for a couple of seconds.

Head Drops
This exercise is very effective to improve neck posture. To practice, this exercise can sit on a chair and move your head upwards at first and push it backwards. Return to the neutral position. For better results repeat this exercise for 10 times.

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