Seated Chin Tuck

Seated Chin Tuck


The Seated Chin Tuck exercise involves sitting with good posture and gently tucking the chin towards the chest, while keeping the shoulders relaxed. This helps to strengthen the neck muscles and improve posture.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Seated Chin Tuck Instructions

  1. Sit up straight in a chair with your feet flat on the ground.
  2. Place your hands on your thighs.
  3. Gently tuck your chin towards your chest, keeping your head level.
  4. Hold the position for 5-10 seconds.
  5. Release and repeat for 10-15 repetitions.

Seated Chin Tuck Form & Visual

Seated Chin Tuck

Seated Chin Tuck Benefits

  • Improves posture by strengthening the neck and upper back muscles
  • Reduces neck and shoulder pain by relieving tension in those areas
  • Helps prevent headaches caused by poor posture
  • Improves breathing by opening up the chest and allowing for better lung expansion
  • Can be done anywhere, anytime, without any equipment

Seated Chin Tuck Muscles Worked

  • Cervical flexors
  • Trapezius
  • Rhomboids
  • Erector spinae

Seated Chin Tuck Variations & Alternatives

  • Standing Chin Tuck
  • Supine Chin Tuck
  • Prone Chin Tuck
  • Wall Chin Tuck
  • Chin Tuck with Resistance Band
  • Chin Tuck with Towel
  • Chin Tuck with Foam Roller
  • Chin Tuck with Tennis Ball