5 Exercises to Improve Your Posture Now

Improper posture affects our muscles, ligaments and other parts of the body, causing back pain and deviation of the spine. An alternative chiropractic Denver healthcare provider confirms that if you suffer from back pain or other conditions, it is important to seek medical advice before exercising.

  1. Extensions

Sit on your hands and knees, keeping your head, neck and back in an upright position. Extend one arm in front of you and the opposite leg in the back, taking care to keep them at the same level. Stay in this position for a few minutes, then return to the starting position and stretch the other arm and leg. Repeat the exercise several times.

  1. Knee-to-chest

Lie on your back, on the floor, and grab your right knee with both hands, bringing it to your chest. Hold this position for 30 seconds, and then change legs. Repeat a few times.

  1. yoga exercise to help improve posture Holding a plank

Maintain a body position similar to a push-up, for as long as you can (start with 60 seconds and keep progressing). Tighten all your muscles.

  1. Side plank

Lean on your right forearm and right ankle, bringing your left foot over your right, for more stability and balance. Tighten all your muscles until you feel them pulsing, then repeat the movement on the other side.

  1. Rotate the shoulders

Raise your shoulders and rotate them gently, in both directions.