Don’t Neglect Your Neck

Bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts alike often ignore exercise neck. Some even believe that the strong neck can look too masculine or make your head or shoulders appear too small. In a practical and aesthetic sense, a strong neck promotes correct position and protects the head against shock and trauma. But the role of the neck muscles healthy go beyond good looks and body protection against injuries.

A health flexible neck allows free movement in the head, including the brain with the pituitary gland, pineal gland and thyroid. These endocrine glands directly affect sleep, creativity, metabolism and awareness. Circulation in the neck also affects the eyes. So add a little gym update his neck is a good practice. This can be done first thing in the morning or when you are tired behind his desk. It can be as simple as shaking their heads back and forth (like saying “Yes, I will keep exercising and call me). And looking to the left to the right (like say NO fries and fat cakes too).

See that many before entering the area of the ring, plate or boxing athletes. Usually they roll your shoulders and neck to loosen the advantage. You can do the same thing before a sports competition, a written examination, a presentation or attend an important meeting. When the neck is relaxed, the rest of your body follows suit.

Although you may not need the power of a professional athlete‘s neck, neck-stretching and strengthening exercises will improve circulation and muscle tone and relieve stress. (Do not forget to consult your health care professional before starting any exercise program.)

Two simple toners neck you can feel almost immediately are:

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1 Sit on a chair with his left hand clutching the back of the chair.

2 With your right hand, reach over the top of the head on the left side of his head.

3 Then, with your right hand, pull gently on the side of the head while resisting the pressure using the neck muscles. Hold for seven seconds, then relax.

4 Then, still holding the chair with the left arm, gently pull the head,, while pulling the right ear to your right shoulder.

You should feel the stretch on the left side of his neck. Hold for 7 seconds and relax.

5 Repeat for the right side of his neck. Gentland work up to three sets.

Isometric tension allows releasing the stretching tension before the movement phase. This exercise is very good for office workers or drivers who spend long hours sitting and building tension in the neck and upper back.


Lie on your back on a couch or in bed, his head bent over the edge.

Let your head carefully back.

Maintain tension in the neck muscles, gently bring your head forward to try to touch your chin to your chest.

Repeat five to ten times, slowly and gently.

This is a good way to tone the area under the chin while strengthening the neck. You can also leave your hand on the head side of the bed and feel renewed circulation and relaxation with the eyes, face and neck.

Don’t Neglect Your Neck

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