Back Muscles

Exercise Mat Back Back: Lower Core Shoulder: Rear Trapezius: Middle Trapezius: Upper

This is a great exercise for strengthening postural muscles.


  1. Lie face-down on an exercise mat with your arms in a "U" position.

  2. Exhale and lift your head and shoulders a few inches off of the floor. Simultaneously, squeeze your shoulder blades together and pull them down. Inhale and slowly lower your head and shoulders back to the floor. Repeat 8-12 times, rest, then repeat the entire exercise if desired. can not be held responsible for any injuries which may occur as a result of these exercises, advice or recipes displayed on this website. Do not undertake any exercise program, diet or treatment provided by the site without professional or qualified supervision.