Just as we do exercises for back, legs, hips, arms and other parts of the body, it is also important to do facial exercises. It helps in toning and strengthening the muscles of the face and jawline. When you do exercises for the jawbone, the cheekbones become strong, sculpted and enhanced. It also helps in reducing fat on the face. The face can become droopy, fatty and misaligned if you don’t exercise the jawbone. It shows the importance of jawline exercises for improving the facial structure. We will explain the method of doing some jawline exercises.
We all know yoga helps us reduce belly fat, and you can alsolose weight through yoga. So what can you do to get rid of those flabby cheeks and double chin? Well, there are a number of effective facial exercises – and that’s what this post is all about.
Best Facial Exercises For The Jaw
The Mouth Exercise
Filling air in the mouth exercise helps in making the jaw muscles toned. For this, place a chair near a mirror and be seated on it. While seeing you in the mirror, close the mouth and tighten the teeth by clenching it. Suck and fill air inside your mouth. Move air sideways, hold and move it towards the opposite side. It will help in stretching your jaw muscles.
The Collar Bone Backup Exercise
Collar bone backup is an easy exercise for the jawbone and face. Sit down on a bed or floor with legs folded from knees. Hold the knees with both hands to make a strong grip. Move the head backwards and then take it forward again in the original position. Contract the throat while doing this. Continue doing this backward and forward movement of the head ten times. Do three sets.
The Smile Smoother
Hide the teeth with the lips to make an ‘O’ shape with the mouth.Smile widely while keeping the teeth hidden and repeat six times. Next, hold the smile shape while placing one index finger on the chin. Then start to move the jaw up and down as the head tilts gently back. Relax and repeat twice more.
The Sagging Chin
Place your elbow on a table with your fist under your chin. Then try to open your mouth while exerting force with your wrist to create resistance. Hold then release.Muscles worked Underneath the chin and jawline area.Cleaves says if you execute these exercises for 15 minutes, no more than 3-5 times a week
The Puppet Face
The one of the most effective facial yoga exercises,Reduces the fat in your cheeks and the line between your nose and lips.Lift the line between your nose and lips. Smile. Tightly press your cheekbones and the line between your nose and lips with your fingers. Lift the muscles against the resistance offered by your fingers. Repeat this 20 – 30 times.
The Lips Pull
The lips pull is one of the most effective facial yoga exercises, which when practiced regularly can help in lifting up the face muscles and take away years from your face, offering you look more youthful with high cheekbones along with a prominent jaw line. Begin in a standing or sitting position with your head in the normal position. Now, lift your lower lip up as much as possible by pushing the lower jaw out. You are sure to feel the stretch and strain build in the chin muscles and jaw line. Stick with this posture for 10 to 15 seconds and relax.
The Fish Face
The fish face exercise, also termed as “smiling fish face” is a simple and one of the best facial exercises for cheeks that one could do anywhere you like while watching T.V or listening to your favorite song. This exercise helps in toning and spreading cheek muscles and lose the face fat fast. Just suck in your cheeks and lips as we use to do now try smiling, hold the posture for 5 seconds, you will feel the burn in your cheeks and jaws.
Lines Around Your Nose
Open mouth slightly. Now lift your top lip up to the side of your nose. Try it first with both sides, and then one at a time. You will find that you will be able to do one side easily, but the other will take a bit of extra push to get it there. I call this one the Elvis! No explanation needed!