Five Exercises to Improve Posture

 
By 3 April 2017
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2. Side Plank

Strengthen your back & improve your posture with these 6 back strengthening exercises - Side plank

 

Lie on your right side with your legs straight. Prop yourself up with your right forearm so your body forms a diagonal line. Rest your left hand on your hip. Brace your abs and hold for 60 seconds. If you can’t make it to 60 seconds, hold for 5 to 10 seconds and rest for 5; continue for 1 minute. Be sure your hips and knees stay off the floor.

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3. Hip Bridge

 

Begin this exercise by lying flat on your back, knees bent up with your feet flat on the floor, about hip-width apart.

Lift your hips while squeezing your glutes, so that your body is aligned from shoulders to knees. Hold this position for 2-counts, then return to the start position to complete one repetition.

Do 2-3 sets of 12-15 reps.

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