Simple Neck and Shoulder Stretch

I’m going to share my go to stretch for my neck and shoulders. This one is a little awkward until you get used to it, but it really helps loosen up my neck, shoulders, and back. I even find that I have a little more space in my ribs after doing it.

If you have physical neck limitations, this stretch could be a little of a problem for you. Things like herniated discs or fused vertebra may make this out of reach.

How I’m Loosening My Neck

Over my 10 years of driving a truck for work, my neck, upper back, and shoulders have steadily gotten tighter and tighter. It’s become so tight in the past year that it even interferes with my breathing from time to time. I’ve put it off for too long. Let’s be honest… I’ve been lazy. It’s time to do something about it.Continue reading

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Stretch of the Week: Back of the Neck

We spend a lot of time hunched over things. All this hunching tends to shorten the muscles on the back of the neck. Here’s a really simple stretch that can help lengthen everything back out.

All you need is something overhead to rest your hand on, like a door frame. With nothing more than that and a few minutes of your time you can do a lot to help restore these muscles to their natural length..

Here’s the link to the referenced blog post: How’s Your Headset