How To Improve Your Posture
A good posture helps you develop your strength, flexibility as well as a balance in your body. Proper postures majorly reduce stress on your muscles and ligaments, which can also reduce your risk of injury.
American Spine Center recommends you to do the following exercises and we will show how its done,
This resting pose stretches and lengthens your spine, gluts, as well as hamstrings. This exercise helps you to release tension down in your lower back and neck.
This standing exercise is a stretch release that releases tension in your spine, hamstring as well as glutes.This exercise would also stretch your hips and legs. While this exercise is being done, you should feel the entire back side of your body, opening up & lengthening.
Practicing this exercise stretches and massages your spine. Which also helps you relieve tension in your torso, & neck while promoting blood circulation.
Standing Cat Cow
This exercise allows you to open and stretch your chest. This is very useful if you had spent the most of your day sitting, which then tends to make your chest move inward. Strengthening your chest, also helps you to stand up straighter.
This exercise helps you to relieve pain & stiffness throughout your body while strengthening your shoulders, gluten, & hamstrings. Which also helps you develop balance and strength in your core and back, these are both important for good posture.
You can use a side plank to maintain the neutral alignment of your spine and legs. This energizing pose works all the muscles in your sides and in your glutes. Strengthening & aligning these muscles will be your help to support your back and will definitely improve your posture!
Downward facing position
This exercise is a forward bend position that is used as a resting pose to balance out your body. The downward facing position, helps you to relieve back pain, while also strengthening and aligning your back muscles. Practicing this exercise on a daily basis, will tremendously help you improve your posture!
Pigeon Pose Exercise
This exercise is a hip opener that also loosens up your spine, hamstrings and glutes. This pose helps you stretch your sciatic nerve and quadriceps. Opening up and stretching these places in your body makes it easier to correct any imbalance in your posture whatsoever!
Thoracic Spine Rotation
This specific exercise relieves tightness and pain in your back while increasing stability and mobility.
This exercise helps you strengthen and activate your glutes while relieving your lower back pain. Again this exercise helps you improve the functioning and alignment of your hips and pelvis, leading to a better posture.
This wonderful exercise helps you relieve the pain & stiffness from sitting in one place for too long. Isometric pulls your shoulder, arm and back muscles giving you the strength to maintain great posture!
American Spine Center has exciting news after you complete these 12 wonderful exercises for the next 30 days, your posture will improve tremendously! Keep up these 12 exercises daily, and you will have tremendous results