These Chin Exercises Will Help You Get Rid Of That Double Chin!
If you have, or know someone who has a double chin, you might know the feeling of insecurity that it can bring. You have to aim your selfies higher than usual, just so it won’t look that awkward. Double chins are caused by 1 of 3 things (or maybe 2) – genetics, age, and weight gain.
The most common of the 3 is weight gain. Did you know that your face and neck are the first places your body stores excess fat?
You can’t change genetics, but you certainly can do something to exercise that double chin off!
1. Tongue Press – 20 Reps
Sit up straight and position your head so that you are facing the ceiling. Press your tongue hard against the roof of your mouth, and slowly bring your head down to your chest WITHOUT moving your shoulders.
2. Pout and Tilt – 20 Reps
On this one you can sit or stand, but make sure to stick your lower lip out as far as you can. You should feel a tug at the neck while doing this exercise. Hold the position for 1 second, and pull your chin down to your chest. Its like a little sit up using your neck!
3. The “O” – 20 Reps
Sit yourself straight up and tilt your head all the way back looking up at the ceiling. Form an “O” with your lips pulling them together. Hold that O and pull your chin to your chest. Feel the burn!
4. Chin Rotations – 10 reps
Probably the easiest of the exercises. Stand or sit, and elongate your spine with your head straight. Slowly roll your head to one side and stretch as far as you can. Do this with the other side.
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5. Side Neck Stretch:
Stand up straight. With your shoulders straight. Using one hand on the top and one underneath manually stretch your head to one side than the other repeat 10 times for each side.
6. Jaw Release – 20 reps
Sit or stand but make sure that you keep your shoulders straight. Open your jaw as far as you can and stick your tongue all the way out. Hold the position for 5 seconds.
7. Pigeon – 3 reps
Put your thumb on the side of your jaw, in the area right underneath your jaw before it moves up to your ear. Do this with the other side of your jaw. Press with force so that when you push your head foward, your hand stands firm. Push your head foward using your neck and hold that position for 5 seconds.
8. Kiss the Sky – repeat 20 times
Sit straight up. Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling. Do a kissy motion out as far as you can. You might feel silly, but this position is actually really practical.
9. Tongue Exercises
Stick out your tongue as far as you can and move it from side to side without moving your face. Press down with your lower jaw as you’re moving your tongue around.
10. Head Lifts – 10 reps
Lay on your back and hang your head off the side of the bed. Slowly lift your head towards your chest. This might be somewhat difficult but it’s worth it! Hold the position for 3 seconds.
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