3 Simple Exercises for a Strong, Injury-Free Neck
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Just like having a huge torso and little legs, an underdeveloped neck can make your whole body look imbalanced, and worse, leave you open to injuries. That's why strength coaches encourage neck training: Strong flexors, extensors, and lateral movers make you better equipped to handle a hard hit. Even if you don’t expect to get leveled by a 300-pound lineman any time soon, these simple resistance moves can help you build a filled out, strong neck to handle whatever comes your way — gridiron or not.