The shoulder squeeze is great for improving your posture. We all often slouch during the day. It is an easy stretch to do anytime, anywhere. You can even do it standing up.
2-5 times per week or every 30 minutes if working at computer
Neck, Shoulders, Back
If you have a shoulder injury or any injury related to this, then it is not recommended for you to do this at all. Seek medical advise if you are not sure.
No equipment is needed. But a chair could be applicable when you want to do this sitting down or Yoga mat.
Number of Reps and/or Length of Time
10-15 secs hold
Repeat 3-4 times
10-30 secs hold
Repeat 3-5 times
40-90 secs hold
Repeat 3-5 times
Watch the instructional video, then read the following for clarification.
Either sitting down on a mat or chair, or standing upright, clasp your hand on your back below your butt.
Stretch your arms downwards as you straighten your neck and spine.
Hold this position to your level of time
Repeat as required.
Choose a fitness regime that fits into your lifestyle. Though do try to make it at least 4 vigorous sessions of a minimum of 30 minutes each.
Other Exercises you may like
The Ball Crunch is 40% better than the standard crunches! Because you are doing the crunch on an unstable surface, Stability Ball, it activates more abdominal muscles by up to 40%. Not only the major abdominal muscles are activated, rectus abdominis, transverse...
The Ab Slide is a great way to tone lots of different muscles. It is not as easy or simple to do as it looks. It works a lot of muscles and requires coordination. What makes the ab slider exercise moderately difficult is the amount of friction when you start the foot...
One of the most common issues for people who work in offices is the tight and sore neck muscles. This standing or seated neck stretch provides people some relief, the tight and sore muscle in the shoulder, neck, and the back of the head. The standing or seat neck...