Take a break and open up slumpy shoulders with these reverse poses. In esrever.
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Female: I get it. You have just been exercised and I am Dana Prioste. Thanks for watching. Next week I am going to show you how you can stay awake after lunch at work. It is not hey, wake up! So if your shoulders are feeling a little slumpy, try some reverse postures to open them up. Reverse tabletop is another variation of reverse plank also a deep shoulder opener, stretches the abdominals and hip flexors. To come into reverse table, sit with your knees bent, feet planted on the floor, take your hands behind you so your fingers point toward your feet. Inhale, lift your hips up, yes, keep pressing the feet down into the floor. If your neck is okay with this, you can let your head drop back. If your neck is not okay with that, keep your chin touching to your chest. This is a regular tabletop. Reverse plank pose stretches your shoulders, strengthens your core muscles and stretches the front side of your body. For reverse plank pose, extend your legs straight out in front of you, take your hands behind you on the floor so your fingers point towards your feet. As you inhale, lift your hips up, point your toes like you are stamping your feet onto the floor. If you neck likes this, drop your head back. If your neck does not like that, keep your chin tucked into the chest. This is a regular plank pose. But I do not like get this episode and stuff. In a yoga class, every pose has a counter position and the counter position for seated forward bend is reverse plank or reverse tabletop. But there are also great counter positions for sitting at the desk all day long or riding a bike, anything that involves your shoulders coming forward because those postures open up your shoulders and your chest in the opposite direction. So step away from the computer after you have watched the exercise because we are going to stretch out those shoulders. Welcome to get exercised and I am Dana Prioste, hi.