Forward Neck Flexion Stretch

Performing a stretch such as this on a regular basis can help to ease muscular aches and pains in the neck and upper back.

Teaching Points

  • Start facing straight forwards and with your arms in front of you
  • Keep the elbows straight and clasp your hands together to stop your shoulders from elevating
  • Bring your chin down to meet your chest
  • Hold for between 10 and 30 seconds

Variations

  • Perform sitting on a chair and gripping the chair between your legs to keep the shoulders down

Muscles Stretched