Posture highlights the positioning of our bodies. The way we keep our body while standing, sitting, or lying down.  Everybody wants to get a perfect body posture however; it requires practicing several core exercises to get one.    

A good posture is the correct alignment of body parts backed up by the optimum amount of muscle tension against the force of gravity. In the absence of such good posture and noble alignment of muscles, we may fall on the ground and become vulnerable to get an injury. While doing exercise, posture matters a lot! Not always good posture is associated with looking good. Perfect body posture and shape helps you to build flexibility, balance, and strength in your body. This can lead to reduce muscle pain and can increase energy throughout the whole day.  Perfect body posture helps in reducing pressure and stress on your ligaments and muscles that can help in reducing the risk of injury.

Owing to these reasons having a perfect body posture is a must-must thing to live long and stay strong.

So now you have got the reason why you need to correct your body posture.

Let’s move on to 10 Best Exercises to Correct Your Body Posture for Men and Women.

These 10 exercises can also be performed as the warm-up exercises. You can perform them at your home and in your gym as well.

Let’s get started!

1. Child’s Pose

Child’s Pose

The child’s pose helps in stretching your hamstrings, glutes, and spine. Also, this pose helps in releasing stress and tension in your neck and lower back.

2. Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Forward fold helps in releasing stress and tension in your glutes, spine, and hamstrings. It helps in mobilizing your legs and hips.

3. Cat-Cow

Cat-Cow

Cat cow exercise massages and stretches your spine. It helps to release stress in your neck, shoulders, and torso and also helps in balancing your blood circulation.

4. Standing Cat-Cow

Standing Cat-Cow

Standing cat-cow tightens your hips, back, and glutes. You can use this as your warm-up exercise.

5. Chest Opener

Chest Opener

With this exercise, you can stretch and open your chest. This exercise will strengthen your chest and help the blood circulation flow in a balanced manner.

6. High Plank

High Plank

This exercise will relieve your stiffness and pain throughout your body. The high plank strengthens your hamstrings, glutes, and shoulders. This exercise helps in developing strength to your back and core.

7. Side Plank

Side Plank

This exercise will help you to maintain the neutral alignment of your legs and spine. This exercise will help you strengthen the back and will improve your body posture.

8. Downward Facing Dog

Facing Dog

This is a resting pose that balances your body and improves your body posture. This exercise will release your back pain and strengthen your lower body.

9. Pigeon Pose

Pigeon Pose

This is a hip opener exercise that corrects imbalances in your posture. This will strengthen your glutes and spine. This exercise can help in stretching your quadriceps and sciatic nerve.

10. Thoracic Spine Rotation

Spine Rotation

By doing thoracic spine rotation you can release your back pain and increase your mobility and stability in your back muscles and lower body.

So don’t rest now!

Get up from your couches and beds and start working out with these body posture correcting exercises. These exercises will not only correct your body posture and shape but will also help you to look good and attractive.

Start working hard for you!

Paayel
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I am a student of Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University. I am an aspiring journalist. I am on the path to gain more knowledge and wisdom.

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