Causes: bad posture, desk, over exercising, injury. Over time, a muscular imbalance occurs known as The Upper Crossed Syndrome which ELEVATES the first rib. Then, shoulder muscles (the subscap, and infraspinatus) get trigger points, weakness and pain. Now, the shoulder is unable to move normally. Then ppl compensate for the pain by rounding the shoulders FWD and jutting the head OUT further from the neck. The neck m (scalenes, serratus anterior, and scm) overcomp, worsening trigger points.

Causes: bad posture, desk, over exercising, injury. Over time muscular imbalance occurs known as Upper Crossed Syndrome

Shoulders and Mid Back (Rear Deltoid) - Shape Magazine | Best Exercise: Bent Over Raise Holding dumbbells in each hand, bend forward at the hips, keeping your back flat and knees slightly bent. Let your arms hang straight down in front of you, slightly bent, and raise the dumbbells away from your body until they are parallel with your back. Pause for a second then lower them back down w/ control, being careful not to swing your arms. Do 3 sets of 15 reps each.

SHOULDERS AND MID BACK (REAR DELTOID) -- Most women work their shoulders by doing a pressing movement or a side raise and neglect the posterior portion, which is very important when it comes to posture. Strengthening your rear deltoid muscles helps to

All these help tremendously with posture. I learned most of these in Physical Therapy after injury

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Cobra Back Extension “This move will help strengthen your entire back. To start, lay face down on the ground with your palms flat on the floor, legs extended out straight and toes pointed.

Serratus anterior exercise, with bands Also other great exercises for levator scapula, serratus anterior and rhomboids

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Serratus anterior muscle exercises. Hoping to build some muscle so my ribs don't show!

Serratus Anterior Strengthening Exercises

Kegel exercises, or pelvic floor muscle training, are effective in strengthening the pelvic floor muscles, especially the pubococcygeus (PC) muscle in women, which become weak during or after pregn.

The muscle located underneath your arm and on the side of your torso is the serratus anterior. Named for its serrated design, this muscle extends from the shoulder blade, connecting like fingers to the upper eight or nine ribs. It is the muscle you feel while throwing a baseball, raising your arm, or tossing a bouquet over your head, and it's strengthened during pushups, bench presses or other exercises engaging the scapula.

Exercises for the Sides of the Chest Underneath Your Arms

Serratus Anterior Workouts

Serratus Anterior Strengthening Exercises

This serrated muscle is under the arm, grabbing the rib cage like fingers.

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