It has been proven that posture not only plays a large role in how we are perceived by others, but how we perceive ourselves. Stretching and exercise can help your posture; we all tend to slump, making our shoulders roll forward, bellies stick out, and lower backs sore.
Here is a sample back and chest routine that can help with posture. By “pulling” more than “pushing” your back will get tighter and your chest will loosen up and actually seem bigger. Try it for a couple 4-6 weeks and see how you feel!
Pre and post workout be sure to stretch your pecs, anterior delt and traps. This will help relax the muscles and utilize them more efficiently. Hold each position for :45-1:30.
- 3×12 Leg lifts
- 3×12 Barbell chest press(Push)
- 3×12 Bent over barbell row(Pull)
- 3×12 Lat pull down machine(Pull)
- 3×12 Core roll out
- 3×12 close grip seated row(Pull)
- 3×12 Reverse Flies Dumbbells (Pull)
- 3×12 decline chest press (Push)
- 3×12 Plank
Kyle is a nationally certified personal trainer, certified nutritionist, and lifestyle motivator out of Los Angeles, CA. He has been training for 5 years and has experience working with top-tier celebrity and executive clientele. When he’s not in the gym, Kyle is reading philosophy or writing poetry.