Proper body posture is something we should all take care of, as it has been shown that it effectively helps digestion, boosts overall health, enhances breathing, lowers stress, regulates hormonal balance and supports mental clarity.

On the other hand, bad body posture raises the risk of back pain, poor blood circulation, and tightness in the chest.

Knowing that, you should do everything possible to correct it, and thus soothe the pain and tension in the back, neck, and shoulders. Fortunately, you can achieve this in a simple way.

The locust pose is an exercise that strengthens the muscles and provides amazing effects.

See more about this exercise below:

In a lying position, with the face downwards, and the forehead touching the floor, stretch both legs and spread them hip-width apart.

The body weight should be divided equally on the tops of your feet. Then, raise the upper body as high as possible, keeping the head up. Inhale and elevate the head, and the lift the hands as you exhale. The hands should be near the body, with the palms faced downwards.

Next, just raise the legs using the thigh muscles, and concentrate the weight on the lower ribs, pelvis, and abdomen. Hold for 10-60 seconds, and do 5-10 repetitions.

This amazing exercise will improve your posture and strengthen your muscles in a short period of time.