The Best Exercises For Getting Rid Of That Unwanted Double Chin

Exercises for Double Chin

As explained earlier while talking about chewing gum, exercise helps tone the muscles around your jaws. This alleviates double chin. So, here are some real exercises that you must do if you want to get rid of your double chin.

1. Lift your Chin

This chin exercise stretches and tones the muscles of your jaw, neck, and throat.

  • Stand straight.
  • Tilt your neck backward.
  • You must be able to see the ceiling with your neck lying backward.
  • Lift your chin in a way that your lips get closed with a stretching feel on your neck. In a way, you have to pucker your lips tightly.
  • Hold this position for about 5 seconds. You may count 1-5.
  • Let loose your neck.
  • Stretch it again by lifting the chin. Hold for 5 seconds and let loose.
  • Repeat this for 5-8 times.
  • Do this exercise 4-5 times a day at frequent intervals throughout the day.

2. Platysma Muscle Exercise

The platysma muscle is there at the front of your neck, under the chin. A sagging platysma muscle gives you an ugly double chin sometimes called ‘turkey neck’. A toned platysma muscle group holds your neck and jawline upwards but due to aging, it leads to a drooping chin and sagging jawline. Do this exercise to tone up this muscle and get rid of the double chin as well as turkey neck.

  • Stand straight.
  • Pull your lips backward and inwards, against your teeth. Simultaneously, let the corners of your mouth turn downwards.
  • Open your mouth slightly but ensure your lips remain pressed tightly against your teeth and the mouth corners too should remain turned down. You will be able to see the tendons on your neck that will stand out in this stressful position.
  • Now wiggle your lower jaw in this position, up and down.
  • Do this for 5-10 times.

3. Roll Your Neck

When you do the neck roll exercise, you not only tone up and stretch your jaw muscles as well as the muscles of throat and neck, but you also release all the tension from your shoulders. With this exercise, not only can you Lose Chin Fat but of neck and shoulder pain too.

  • Stand or sit straight.
  • Slowly turn your head towards left while inhaling. Try to bring your chin close to your left shoulder.
  • Now, while exhaling, turn your neck towards the right and bring your chin close to the right shoulder.
  • Repeat this for 5-6 times.
  • Now while inhaling bring your neck downwards and touch your chin to your chest.
  • While exhaling, roll your neck backward till you see the ceiling and feel a stretch in your neck.
  • Repeat this for 5-6 times.
  • Gradually increase the repetition cycles from 5-6 to 10-12 over days.

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