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Want to learn how to build neck muscles at home? You've come to the right place. In this complete guide, you're going to learn exactly how to get started on your path to building a thick, muscular neck you're proud of. But it's not all about looks - strong neck muscles help you avoid injury, pain, and poor posture.

You know you need to strengthen your neck - but your local gym doesn't have the equipment you need. Fortunately, there is a simple solution: doing neck workouts at home. With the right gear, regimen, and the proper mindset, you can easily perform at home neck workouts. This will help you eliminate neck pain and stiffness while building an injury-proof neck. Whether or not you're an athlete, building a resilient neck should be your top priority. After all, the neck is one of the most delicate structures in the body - and it's essential for so many things we do.

Exercise should be an essential part of your health and wellness routine - but do you really need to do exercises to strengthen neck muscles? The short answer is yes - you should be doing neck strengthening exercises, particularly if you are suffering from neck pain or have recently undergone surgery. This is also something you need to incorporate into your training if you're an athlete in contact sports - it will help injury-proof your neck. This doesn't just reduce the chance of injury to your neck - but also the risk of concussion.

Have you been wondering to yourself...why does my neck feel tight? If so, you've come to the right place. Today, we'll explore all the causes of tight neck muscles and provide tips to help you relief neck stiffness & pain fast.

These days, more and more people are asking “Why are my neck muscles so tight?”. Whether you’re an athlete or a working stiff (pun intended), the modern lifestyle contributes to tension throughout the entire body - but especially the neck.

There could be a number of reasons why you're suffering from neck stiffness. Poor posture, dehydration, stress, muscular imbalances, and physical injuries are some of the elements that can affect the way your neck feels as you move through your day. We'll explore all of them in-depth below.

If you’re dealing with neck muscle tension, there are a few things you can do to help relieve the pain and stiffness. Keep reading to learn about the practices and tools that helped me on my journey of dealing with years of chronic neck pain!

According to the Mayo Clinic, up to 70% of individuals will experience neck pain that affects them frequently at some point in their life. For some, turning to medication is the first step to finding relief. And, taking medication may temporarily reduce or eliminate the pain, but at what cost to your organs? Plus, pain killers just cover up the symptom rather than fixing the root cause of the issue. Instead of turning to medication to reduce your neck pain, why not give yourself a massage? 

Want to learn how to work out the muscles on the side of your neck? You've come to the right place. In this article, we'll share our three favorite Iron Neck exercises with you that directly target the sides of your neck. Make no mistake, though - these exercises help strengthen other muscles in your neck too!

Want to learn what muscles are in your neck, and what each of them is responsible for? You're in luck. In our complete guide to neck muscles anatomy, you're going to learn all this and more.

The neck is one of the most complex regions of the body. And, it is so important to keep your neck healthy. Neck pain and tightness can affect your day-to-day life. And if you're an athlete, your neck is even more important.

A stiff neck isn't just painful and uncomfortable - it affects your day-to-day life. Routine tasks like driving, cleaning, getting dressed, and even just sitting become more difficult and at times, painful. But if you're experiencing neck pain and stiffness, don't worry - we're here to help. Today, we're going to explain how to relax your neck muscles and release tension.

Let's be honest - neck cracking is something most of us are guilty of. That popping sound is just plain satisfying. And, perhaps you feel some form of relief after cracking your neck.

But is it bad to repeatedly crack your neck? Is this a habit you need to work on eliminating? 

The answer isn't as simple as yes or no. That's why today, we're going to take a deep dive into neck cracking. We'll help you understand why so many of us do this without even thinking about it. And, we'll explain what that popping sound you hear is.

Then, we'll answer the question at hand - is neck cracking bad? After that, we'll provide some better, safer alternatives to neck cracking that you can try yourself to achieve relief from neck pain or neck stiffness.

You probably already realize that with age, exercising and stretching become more and more important. They say that if you don’t use it, you’ll lose it. What this means is that if you sit stagnantly, you'll lose strength and mobility. This can result in pain and mobility problems. Over time, these weaknesses and immobilities will show themselves in your inability to perform basic tasks like standing up on your own, cleaning, reaching, etc.
If you push yourself in the gym, you’re no doubt going to develop some degree of soreness. That is completely normal - even when training the neck muscles. But, it’s important to distinguish between general muscle pain and soreness and pain associated with an injury. You can work through some pain and soreness. But if an actual injury is the culprit of your pain, you’ll need to take time off and seek more professional medical treatment. And, in either scenario, you are probably wondering how to relieve neck pain after workouts.
Looking to get the most out of your neck training regimen? You’re in luck. Because today, we’re going to talk about some mental cues when neck training that will help you really concentrate on the specific muscle groups you’re trying to train. This will get you better results - and actually focus on muscle growth rather than just going through the motions.