We all know what computer posture looks like and we end up in this position at least a few hours a day. Many people will spend the majority their day in it. It’s not just at the office where this posture is seen. With the widespread use of phones and tablets, people now find themselves hunched over all day leading to what people are now calling “Tech Neck”.
While it is extremely important to practice good posture while using a computer and have a proper ergonomic set up, it is also important to strengthen the muscles that HOLD us in a tall, upright position.
Often people seeking help with their shoulder or neck pain will be given these exercises by their physical therapist or trainer.
Workout for Improving your Upper Back, Shoulder, and Neck Posture
Do this workout 2-3 times a week in addition to your current routine.
High and Low Cable Rows
Cobras on a Stability Ball
T's on a Stability Ball
Y's on a Stability Ball
Cable Chops with Fixed Hips
External Rotator Cuff
In addition to strengthening the weak muscles it is important to stretch the tight muscles.
Be sure to stretch these muscles: