Neck exercises strengthen muscles making it firmer while eliminating a double chin or a saggy neck. Although neck surgeries are deemed best for dealing with saggy neck, the cost of the procedure is not affordable to many. These exercises are also beneficial in the elimination of wrinkles. Neck exercises are overlooked with majority thinking that it will be of little help. Working out other body muscles will have little or no significance in strengthening your neck muscles. By exercising your neck, you will reach far many benefits while cutting down the costs of maintaining a young looking neck. Here are some of the exercises for neck muscles to eliminate wrinkles:
Neck stretch involves any exercise that can make your neck a little longer and hence eliminate the wrinkles. It’s of great importance to take caution since some exercises can cause injury to your skin, collarbone, or blood vessels. For neck stretch, a collar ring is worn around the neck as an ornament which is gradually increased in to many turns. The neck ring pulls the collarbone and ribs down giving the impression of an elongated neck. This practice was carried out in some cultures as an ornamental decoration. The vertebrae does not elongate though the skin stretches getting rid of the wrinkles. The rings are comfortable to remove but if worn for a long time, you may experience some discomforts after their removal for a few days.
Chin lift is commonly used in the treatment of a saggy neck, wrinkles, or double chin. A chin lift will stretch and tone the muscles of your neck, jaws, and the throat. To perform a chin lift exercise, you will have to stand or be seated while your spine is in a vertical position. You should then tilt your head backward until you face the ceiling or the sky. Pull together your lips tightly while still holding on this position. Try your best not to engage any other facial muscle while doing this exercise except your lips. Count up to five and repeat the process for about 10 times continuously. After several months of this exercise, the wrinkles, saggy neck, or double chin will gradually disappear.
Clock Movement Exercises
Clock movement exercises can be done while seated or standing. You can perform it by moving your neck swiftly on a clock wise direction and then on to the opposite side. It is always important to ensure that your spine is in an upright position during this exercise. For better results, do the clock movement exercises twice daily for 30 sets per every session. The clock movement exercises don’t require much space or time. In fact, you can do them when you are at your desk or while watching your favorite TV show.
Forward resistance is ideal for not only stretching your neck, but also for an overall excellent body posture in an effective manner. It is done by placing your hand firmly on your forehead. You should then try to move your head forward in an attempt to overcome the resistance on your hand. For finest results, repeat this exercise 30 times a day. An advantage with this exercise is that it doesn’t require much room or time since you can do it at leisure or at work place.
Backward resistance entails a mini neck lift exercise for strengthening your neck muscles. You should place your hand firmly at the back of your neck. Try to push your head backward while applying resistance with your hand. Repeat this exercise for up to 30 sets per day for optimum results. You can also carry out this exercise at the resistance of your couch as you go about normal activities at home.