Watch the video to see examples of the following exercises, which help to strengthen your posterior delts, back and erectors to pull your body upright and correct posture. These are even effective and safe during pregnancy, when your body naturally falls forward due to the anterior weight gain.
Seated Bi-Lateral External Rotation, Scapular Retraction with Cable
Lateral Raises Against Wall
Seated Reverse Cable Flyes
Leg Kickback Pulses with Arm Raise
Perform Each Exercise:
12 to 15 reps Reverse Planks: 30-60 secs
Stretches to Improve Your Posture & Relieve Tension
Watch the video to see examples of stretches which help to lengthen the muscles in your chest, neck, upper back and shoulders to help your body rest comfortably in a more upright position. These are even effective and safe during pregnancy, when your body naturally falls forward due to the anterior weight gain. It is also helpful to stretch the hamstrings and lower back. These are especially important to include if pain relief is a primary motivator in reading this fitness blog for you.
Add these elements into your regular routine and you will improve your posture noticeably in a matter of weeks!
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