Bad Posture:5 Exercises That Will Correct Bad Posture(2023)


So, we present to you five exercises that you can do from the comfort of your home, to improve your posture and breathe a sigh of relief:

1. Cat-cow pose

This exercise stretches and massages your spine, and relieves tension in your torso, shoulders, and neck, while promoting blood circulation.

Cat cow pose. 

Step 1: Place your hands and knees on the ground, imitating a cat.
Step 2: Inhale to look up, dropping your abdomen down toward the ground, as you extend your spine.
Step 3: Exhale and arch your spine toward the ceiling, and tuck your chin into your chest.
Step 4: Continue this movement for at least one minute.

2. Child’s pose

This movement stretches and relaxes your spine, glutes, and hamstrings, and helps to release tension in your lower back and neck.

Hold onto that stretch and give your back a new lease on life with child’s pose. 

Step1: Sit on your shin bones with your knees together, your big toes touching, and your heels splayed out to the side.
Step 2: Fold forward at your hips and walk your hands out in front of you, then sink your hips back down toward your feet.
Step 4: Gently place your forehead on the floor or turn your head to one side. Keep your arms extended or rest them along your body.
Step 4: Stay in this pose for up to five minutes, while continuing to breathe deeply.

3. High plank

This exercise relieves pain and stiffness in your body thus helping with bad posture, while strengthening your shoulders, glutes, and hamstrings.

Pose right with plank! 

Step 1: Place your hands on the ground and straighten your legs, lift your heels, and raise your hips.
Step 2: Straighten your back, engage your abdominals, arms, and leg muscles, and look down at the floor.
Step 3: Make sure to keep your chest open, and your shoulders back. Hold this position for up to one minute at a time.

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