Which one of these looks like you?
Have you seen someone whos head sits way far forward off their chest and shoulder? This is called, "forward head posture," it is dangerous! It reduced proper nerve function from the brain to the rest of the body, decreasing your good health potential. For every 1" of forward head position, there's an extra 10 pounds of stress on the neck, leading to early degeneration and to early death. When your posture fails, your joints suffer! So many people shrug off poor posture as if it was like biting their fingernails. Bad posture will cause accelerated arthritis and rapid degeneration that is irreversible. Regular adjustments promote better posture and prevent degeneration.
The purpose of this exercise is to increase your low back strength and muscular endurance which will help you with any loser back pain or discomfort.
By doing this simple exercise you will also have the benefits of improved stability more functional strength and you'll help prevent any future injuries, so it's a great exercise to do every day
Begin by laying on your back. Extend your arms above head flat on floor. activate your core and your knees above your hips and maintain a 90/90 hip knee position like you see in the picture. Now, activate your core. Lift one arm off the floor and raise it towards ceiling until it's above shoulder level while simultaneously extending one leg downward towards floor. Pause momentarily. Return to start position, alternating sides. This core activation should be maintained throughout the entire exercise. Repeat this for 10 repetitions and do 2 sets of ten. Then you're done.