3 Exercises to Fix Your Posture


Thanks to desk jobs that most of us have these days, our posture can get pretty bad. Not only that our muscles can get tight and hunched over…..

While stretching can help to open up the tight muscles you really need to strengthen the key muscles which inlude:

  • Hip Flexors
  • Adductors and Abductors
  • Rear Delts
  • Lower Back

Once these build up a good core level of strength and stability not only will performance improve but your tightness, aches and pains will disappear.

Goblet Squat

The stretches at the beginning are pretty cool, but jump straight to 1:15 to see the Goblet Squat Demonstrated.

“The beauty of the goblet squat is it corrects every bad habit you pick up from sitting in a chair”

This because we lean forward when we sit, the Goblet Squat improves balance and teaches clean biomechanics.

Face Pulls

An Awesome upper back and rear deltoid exercise that will really fix up your posture by pulling your shoulders back and keeping them there.

Multi-Directional Lunge

This is great for building functional strength and movement in your hip flexors which get extremely tight from sitting at a desk leaning forward. Although the lunges in the video above look easy start piling on the reps and you will feel the burn, as well as this you will functionally stretch out your muscles. Of course you can also do the lunge without the ball/weight.

Try a simple workout with a couple sets of these exercises, throw in some dynamic stretching and some pushups and you are done…..

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