What Are the Common Causes of Rounded Shoulders?
- Prolonged poor posture while seated
- Emotional factors or stress responses tightening chest muscles
- Faulty movement patterns that place stress on the muscles and tissues
This resultant posture has a negative impact on both appearance and health. In your subconscious mind, the posture of rounded shoulders negatively affect how you see yourself and so it will gradually shape your confidence and attractiveness.
Also, the increased stress on your shoulder joints can lead to severe pain and discomfort around the neck and upper back. If left untreated, it could even lead to impingements that require immediate medical treatment.
FAQs About The Stretch Exercises
How Should I Perform These Exercises?
Between 8-15 repetitions and 2-3 sets for all three. Allow at least 2 minutes rest between each set.
How Often Should This Be Performed?
Try to complete this routine 3 times per week.
When Can I Expect to Notice Improvement?
With consistency, you will see noticeable improvement within 1 month.
What Are the Common Mistakes to Avoid?
Stretching yourself too hard too fast. Stay within your boundaries and increase over time.
Key: Focus on creating a healthy stretch with each exercise without pushing yourself too far.