8 Beginner-Friendly Stretches to Relieve Back Pain and Strengthen Your Back

2. Bends and circular movements of the neck

Bends and circular movements of the neck: exercise photo

The exercise stretches the neck and trapezius muscle.

  1. Stand up straight with your arms in a comfortable position.
  2. Make smooth head tilts back and forth 10 times.
  3. Then make turns left and right 10 times.
  4. Breathe: on the abduction of the head, exhale, upon returning to a neutral position, inhale.
  5. Further circular motions. Do not throw your head back, try to draw an imaginary circle in the air with your nose or chin.
  6. 5 reps in each direction.

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