Carrying around a 10-15 pound ball on top of your body if it’s in alignment is one thing, but even a few degrees off and that weight becomes multiplied by the forward bend position.
No wonder we have so much neck and shoulder pain from executives trying to perform at their best throughout their day.
Activate your mid and lower trapezius muscles by retracting your scapula.
Imagine you have a pencil between your shoulder blades that you are trying to hold – then lower your shoulder blades without shortening your waist.
From there, look at the horizon, and begin to draw a line going up the sky above you as if you have a pen at the tip of your nose.
Hold this for 30 seconds.
Return to standing position.
Did you feel the difference!?!
Here’s a complete explanation.