5 Great Exercises That Fix Your Crappy Posture | Fitness
A lot of time is spent talking about awesome abs and tight buns – but we forget about the importance of the musculature of the back. Not only does it help support your entire body, a strong back helps create better posture so your tummy looks flatter and your booty looks better.
Here are 6 exercises guaranteed to strengthen your back and improve your posture:
1. Bird Dog
To work your six-pack area and back, remain on all fours and tighten your abdominal muscles, keeping your spine and neck in a neutral position; you should be looking at the floor (top illustration). Slowly extend your left leg behind you while reaching your right arm forward . Keep your hips and shoulders square and make sure your lower back doesn’t arch. Hold for five seconds. Slowly return to the starting position and do the move on the opposite side. Complete 5 to 10 repetitions on each side.