Chin Tuck

Chin Tuck


The chin tuck exercise involves gently pulling the chin back towards the neck, creating a slight stretch in the neck muscles. This exercise can help improve posture and alleviate neck pain caused by poor posture or excessive screen time.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Chin Tuck Instructions

  1. Start by sitting or standing with good posture, keeping your shoulders relaxed and your chin parallel to the ground.
  2. Gently draw your chin straight back, as if you are trying to make a double chin.
  3. Hold this position for 5-10 seconds, feeling a stretch in the back of your neck.
  4. Release and repeat for 10-15 repetitions.

Chin Tuck Form & Visual

Chin Tuck

Chin Tuck Benefits

  • Improves posture by strengthening neck muscles
  • Reduces neck and upper back pain
  • Helps alleviate tension headaches
  • Improves breathing and vocal quality
  • Can be done anywhere, anytime

Chin Tuck Muscles Worked

  • Cervical flexors
  • Sternocleidomastoid
  • Trapezius
  • Levator scapulae

Chin Tuck Variations & Alternatives

  • Chin Tuck with Resistance Band
  • Chin Tuck with Towel
  • Chin Tuck with Head Rotation
  • Chin Tuck with Shoulder Blade Squeeze
  • Chin Tuck with Wall Angels