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5 Simple Yoga Poses To Improve Posture And Get Relief From Neck And Back Pain

By Andrew Alpin, 5 March 2017

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4 Plank Pose

As you may have heard, the plank in regular exercise is an amazing exercise to strengthen core and also lose stomach fat. The plank pose is also great for improving your posture. In the table top pose stretch out legs behind you. Your entire body should be horizontal without slouching or arching. Wrists should beneath shoulders. Hold for 1 minute.

Plank Pose

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5 Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)

Finally among yoga poses to improve posture, the cobra pose will also work wonders for a great posture. Lie on your stomach and using your back muscles lift your upper head and torso. Alig your elbows beneath shoulders for support. Expand your chest and relax shoulders. Look straight ahead and hold for 1 minute.

You need to practice these exercise daily for best results. As your muscles strengthen and stretch your flexibility increases, the tension and stress in your muscles are also decreased and this is what frees you from pain. Soon your posture too will improve.

Bhujangasana

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