It’s a common misconception that you cannot grow your height naturally once you come of age. Well there are a plenty of ways to increase your height significantly and look taller. One of these ways is to lengthen your neck. A lot of people, mainly women prefer having a long and slender neck because it makes them look more elegant. Pent up tension around the neck region can turn it stiff, making it look short and staunch. Using these techniques to release this tension can help you have a taller neck and evidently look tall. Perform gentle neck stretches and exercises every day to keep your neck long, strong and stress free.
Here are some ways you can increase the length of your neck:
This exercise is as easy at it gets. You simply have to rotate your head from left to right to get your desired neck. Start by standing or sitting in a straight position, then turn your head to the right and hold it there for about 5 seconds. Now turn your head to the left and hold for 5 seconds. Repeat this for 3 minutes. Then start a set of stretching your head upwards, your chin facing up and hold for 5 seconds. Do the same with your chin facing downwards, holding for about 5 seconds. Repeat this for 3 minutes and make a routine out of it.
Gulping is something everyone does, but did you know that it helps you increase the length of your neck? Well let us show you how. First you start by sitting or standing in a straight posture. Now, bend your neck backward without hurting yourself and position your lower jaw in an upright protruding manner. Now open your mouth, gulp and close your mouth. You will feel that your neck is being stretched significantly. Repeat this exercise 15 to 20 times daily and you will start seeing the difference.
Isometric Neck Exercises:
First you start by keeping your head at a chin level and placing your hands on your forehead. Now push your head into your palm till you feel a significant stretch. Repeat it 3 times. Now keep your right hand above your right ear and your left hand on your chin pushing it upwards lightly. Hold it for 5 secs and release. Repeat it 3 times and practice it daily for better results.
Shoulder shrugs can help you relax your neck after a good neck workout. Start by sitting in a straight posture. Slowly raise both your shoulders up. Hold for 5 seconds and then return to the original position. Do 10 repetitions rapidly to relax your muscles around the neck and shoulder.
Most people think the cobra posture in yoga is only used to strengthen your lower back and hips, but it helps you lengthen and strengthen your neck too. You start with lying on your tummy, hands on either side on your hips and your palms facing the ground. Then look up and lift your chin and neck. Finally, tilt back your head slowly toward the spine and hold for 20 seconds. Do this exercise 5 to 10 times daily.
E and O Stretch:
This may sound a bit silly but mouthing the letters E and O can help you stretch your neck. Start by sitting or standing up straight. Now try mouthing the letter “E” while you stretch your jaw muscles. Repeat it a few times. Next, mouth the letter “O”. This will also stretch your jaw muscles. Stretching jaw muscles leads to stretching your neck muscles giving you the elongated neck you desire.
If you practice these exercises on a daily basis, you will lengthen and trim your neck in no time. This will also help you relieve stress and remove all the tension and stiffness around your neck region. Overall you will start feeling like a completely new person and have a positive outlook over life. Looking stunning and elegant are plus point.