These 6 Workouts Help You Prevent Hunched Shoulders


These 6 Workouts Help You Prevent Hunched Shoulders

Even with a fantastic figure, poor posture and hunched shoulders can paint a very different picture of you. It's possible that you appear shorter than you are. You'll appear shorter than your true height and have a chubby stomach. The greatest exercises to help you avoid hunched shoulders are right here. These can also assist you in correcting poor posture.


Why You Should Fix Hunched Shoulders and Bad Posture?

You must correct your body posture to avoid any possible health issues such as shoulder, neck and back pain. Your lungs will not be breathing in the air volume you  need which will impact the Oxygen amount reaching your brain, heart and other body organs.  Lower Oxygen supply (Hypoxemia) can lead to shortness of breath and heart problem.

Hunched or rounded shoulders may also result in misalignment of the spine and pinched nerve. You may also be experiencing headaches and pains in other part of your body.


Workouts to Prevent and Correct Hunched Shoulders and Bad Posture

These 6 workouts will not only help you to have better posture but also prevent hunched shoulders.

As with any workout, it is important to perform warm up stretches to avoid any injury. Similarly you should also do stretches to finish this better posture workout routine. You will need dumbbells and counter to perform these workouts. You should rest for about 15 seconds in between each workout.

The better posture workout is divided into three parts. First stretches to warm up. These 8 stretches will prepare your body to start the better posture workout.

Second part is the better posture workout that will help you stand tall and prevent possible hunched shoulders. There are 6 workouts in this routine each 45 seconds long. You take a break of 15 seconds in between each exercise.

1 Stretches to warm up

  1. Shoulder rolls 20 seconds
  2. Head Nods 20 seconds
  3. Head Turns 20 seconds
  4. Head Tilts 20 seconds
  5. Head Rolls 20 seconds
  6. Small Arm Circles 20 seconds
  7. Big arm Circles 20 seconds
  8. Toe Touch Reach 20 seconds


2 Toning Posture Workout

  1. Tripod Rows 45 Seconds each side
  2. Bird Dog 45 seconds
  3. Tripod Fly 45 seconds each side
  4. Modified Back Bow 45 seconds
  5. Up and Over Press 45 Seconds
  6. Bent Over Ventral Raise 45 Seconds


3 Stretches for Better Posture

  1. Front Arm Swings 20 seconds
  2. Toe Touch Reach 20 seconds
  3. Wall Chest Stretch 20 seconds
  4. Overhead Toe Touch 20 seconds
  5. Downward Dog 20 seconds
  6. Cobra Stretch 20 seconds
  7. Child’s Pose 20 seconds

Here are the video instructions for these better posture workout that will help you to prevent hunched shoulders.

Please do not skip the stretches and use the dumbbells weights with which you feel comfortable. You can start with 2-3kg dumbbells.


Here is another video of workout to fix your bad posture.


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