Main Muscle Worked: Neck
Isometric Neck Exercise – Sides
Equipment: Body Only
Mechanics Type: Isolation
- With your head and neck in a neutral position (normal position with head erect facing forward), place your left hand on the left side of your head.
- Now gently push towards the left as you contract the left neck muscles but resisting any movement of your head. Start with slow tension and increase slowly. Keep breathing normally as you execute this contraction.
- Hold for the recommended number of seconds.
- Now release the tension slowly.
- Rest for the recommended amount of time and repeat with your right hand placed on the right side of your head.
Variations: You can also do this exercise by placing your hands to the front and then to the back of your head. First do one side and then the next.