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Neck Exercises: Head Lifts

 

Woman on all fours doing neck lift exercise.Do this exercise on your hands and knees. Keep your knees under your hips and your hands under your shoulders. Keep your spine in a neutral position (not arched or sagging). Keep your ears in line with your shoulders. Hold for a few seconds before starting the exercise:

  • Keeping your back straight, slowly drop your chin toward your chest. Tuck in your chin.

  • Hold for five seconds. Then lift your head until your neck is level with your back.

  • Hold for five seconds. Repeat five times.

Online Medical Reviewer: Bellendir, Trina, MSPT, CLT
Online Medical Reviewer: newMentor board-certified, academically affiliated clinician
Last Review Date: 8/17/2013
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