Top Exercises for Upper Crossed Syndrome – Corrective Exercises for Posture

Top Exercises for Upper Crossed Syndrome – Corrective Exercises for Posture


Poor posture can be result of tight chest musculature resulting in rounded shoulders as a result the postural support muscles become weakened Therefore it is necessary to stretch the chest muscles and strengthen the postural muscles To begin find a doorframe place your hands at about waist level on the doorframe and step through maintaining upright posture as shown Hold this for 30 seconds and perform 4 repetitions To increase the intensity of the stretch raise the arms up and repeat the prior steps To advance further raise the arms higher and then step through as before Hold for 30 seconds and perform 4 repetitions maintaining upright posture If a doorframe is unavailable the same stretch can be performed in a corner of a room For postural strengthening tie a knot in a resistance band and close it in a door Perform rows by pulling the ends of the band towards you in pinching your shoulder blades together perform 3 sets of 10 repetitions Next maintain your arms as straight as possible and pull straight down remember to pinch your shoulder blades with each repetition Perform 3 sets of 10 repetitions Horizontal band pull aparts are next grab the band with an overhand grip and pull the band apart towards your chest Be sure to squeeze your shoulder blades together with every repetition Perform 3 sets of 10 repetitions Now grip the band with an underhand grip perform 3 sets of 10 repetitions like before squeezing the shoulder blades with each repetition So we can continue to make these free educational videos, please subscribe to our Channel

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