Top 3 Neck Strengthening Exercises for Beginners

Top 3 Neck Strengthening Exercises for Beginners

Neck Strengthening – Beginner Exercises

Strength and Conditioning coach Matt Wheeler goes over his three favorite neck strengthening exercises for combat and contact sport athletes – “Yes” “No” and “Ear to Shoulder”.

Strengthening the neck is important in almost all sports to prevent trauma to the brain and even more critical in combat sports to prevent the athlete from getting rocked or knocked out. In Muay Thai it is also used to keep proper posture and efficient control within the clinch:

Key Points:

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11221999_10154213857213496_335673171183139079_n-300x300Paul Banasiak is a Muay Thai fighter/addict, 6x champion, trainer, and fitness professional. After leaving medical school without looking back, he decided to fully follow his passion of helping others become the best version of themselves, creating MuayThaiAthlete.com. A website for those who are already passionate individuals that want to take their life&training to the next level

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