Mobility

Chin To Chest Stretch

The Chin to Chest Stretch is a simple yet effective exercise to stretch and relax your neck muscles. This exercise is excellent for relieving tension in the neck and the upper back. The motion is simply bringing the chin toward the chest and holding for a few seconds. It's ideal for those long hours of sitting and can be done anywhere to improve flexibility and reduce the chance of strain or injury.
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Chin To Chest Stretch instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Sit comfortably on a chair or stand upright in a relaxed stance.
2
Tilt your head gently forward, trying to touch your chin to your chest.
3
Aim to feel a slight stretch in the back of your neck, not pain.
4
Hold this position for a few seconds, then raise your head back to its normal position.
5
Repeat the stretch a few times, but remember to do so gently and slowly to avoid injury.
Sit comfortably on a chair or stand upright in a relaxed stance.
Tilt your head gently forward, trying to touch your chin to your chest.
Aim to feel a slight stretch in the back of your neck, not pain.
Hold this position for a few seconds, then raise your head back to its normal position.
Repeat the stretch a few times, but remember to do so gently and slowly to avoid injury.
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