Spine Strengthening Exercise to Improve Your Posture

This video demonstrates an easy upper spine strengthening exercise you can do at home. Improve your posture while standing or sitting.

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DIFFICULTIES KEEPING UPRIGHT POSTURE

Exercise step by step

  1. Objective: Strengthening the upper
    spine to promote upright posture while
    standing and sitting.
    Strengthening the upper spine to promote posture diagram - Elastoplast
  2. Starting Position: Stand on your knees
    with your upper body balanced as far as possible forwards.
    Movement: Hold your arms parallel to
    your torso and stretch them to the back.
    Pull your shoulder blades together while
    turning your palms inwards Do this one
    at a time and then return to starting
    position. Repeat 3 sets of 10.
    Arms parallel to torso balance position - Elastoplast
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Before you begin any of these exercise routines, be sure to check with your doctor. Once you have your doctor’s approval, begin exercising slowly and stop if you feel any pain or discomfort. Make sure to rest if you feel you are overexerting yourself.

Please note that none of the above given tips or recommendations substitute medical advice. Important: consult a health professional in case of an injury or if you suspect overuse of joints or a medical condition such as a fracture. A physician should be consulted in those acute cases when the condition is accompanied by reddening, swelling or hyperthermia of joints, ongoing joint trouble or severe pain and/or are associated with neurological symptoms (e.g. numbness, tingling, loss of motion).

For further information regarding Elastoplast products, please contact us via email on anz.consumerservices@beiersdorf.com. Carefully read the instructions for use given in our products‘ packages.

Spine Strengthening Exercise to Improve Your Posture - Exercise Video