Wendy Batts - YTA's For Great Shoulders & Posture

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Hi guys, I've been getting a lot of questions that have been coming to my wall on sharecare asking what can I do for my shoulders and what can I do for my posture, and some tips and some advice on the best exercises that can be done to help kind of bring things back. What we're gonna do is I'm going to show you combo of exercises that you can do all together, and the great part about it is that we're sitting at a desk all day, or reading books we do so many things in a foreign position that we want to try to help, bring you back a little bit.

So what we're going to discuss is what I call the YTA, and it's safe for people that have shoulder issues like if shoulders popping or you feel something that's really uncomfortable and when you just do regular presses or feeling some discomfort, this exercise is actually going to be something that you're going to be able to do and feel comfortable doing it and like we said is going be work in for everything at the same time.

If you don't have access to a great and you can do this without anyway because like I said it's actually the movement that's going to help you out, but you can use soup cans, you can use anything that you have laying around your house. I personally use these fives, I've been doing this for a long time, so you want to keep the weight kind of low and then at a point when you start to feel comfortable by then you can obviously increase the load at that point.

So really think about your posture, keep your feet pointed straight ahead. You want to draw in your stomach so just think about taking your belly button and pushing it back toward your spine. You're also going to always look straight ahead. You're gonna think that you're holding two glasses of water.

So, imagine that you've got your thumbs up and all you're gonna do is make a Y and you're going to pause for two seconds, from here you're going to come down into a T, hold for two seconds, and then you're going to think about don't flip the wire. This way, you're just going to bring straight back.

And what this does is really try to bring your shoulder blades together move it up your chest you'll feel a really good stretch and then you're going to relax and then repeat. So here, hold, so here fold and then back and pull and if you want to do about two sets of this trying to get about anywhere from 12 to 15 repetitions and if you're struggling with that go and then start up if you machine if you can worked by that, certain things you can as far as you don't have 13, right, this.