· Lift your rib cage up.
Whether you are;
- even walking.
while you are doing your everyday activities simply focus on the bottom of your rib cage and lift upward about an inch.
No need to over exaggerate. A little lift and you will feel your ab muscle become engaged.
A nice domino effect: Your mid/upper back gets in the action.
While you sit or move around with your rib cage lifted– move your head left and right again.
Do you feel how your head and neck have released a bit?
Isn’t that so cool!?!
This is why during the chair routines I emphasis sitting tall, tall, tall.
Your posture is positively impacted from head to toe when you lift that little bit.
Your abs get engaged and do more of the work they are meant to do like taking pressure off of your joints.
Done throughout the day– making this a habit while you:
- sit at a desk,
- take a walk,
it adds up!
To begin to weave this simple self care tip into your lifestyle choose a few specific activities or designated times to lift your rib cage while you go about your day.
Day in and day out– among the multitude of benefits – it tones your abs.
🎯 Tip 1. Throughout the day lift your rib cage.