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Face Muscle Exercises

If you are reading this, you have probably heard of face exercises: the safest and most natural way to get a facelift. What is really interesting about face exercises is that you don’t need a doctor to get clearance for this type of exercise.

You just go ahead and do it, and you will reap all of the benefits of your new efforts at looking young and vibrant. The only real requirement for this type of exercise is consistency, because if you want visible results in a shorter period of time, you need to work on those problem regions as often as possible.

Face exercises have been used by countless individuals for many decades now. They are not usually endorsed on television, in magazines, and in other printed publications, but that doesn’t mean that they are not effective.

It simply means that face exercises can survive the test of time through sheer effectiveness, and not seasonal hype. Another interesting fact about face exercises is that you can easily perform the movements at home, without the aid of therapists. This is one type of facelift that won’t necessitate a visit to the doctor, too!

If you are excited about face exercises, you are in luck, because today I am going to be sharing with you some face exercises that will help tone your face so you will have a more youthful appearance in a few weeks’ time. The first exercise that I want to teach you will help tone the muscles surrounding your eyes. These muscles are closely connected with the muscles that animate the forehead, so we are going to limit the movement by positioning the source of resistance at strategic points.

If you have ever seen a bodybuilder before, or even someone who just lifts weights at the gym, you will notice that the focal point of an exercise is usually the source of resistance. Resistance is the element that drives the body to exert effort to counteract the resistance.

Can you use resistance with the facial regions? The answer is a resounding yes. In this first exercise, you will see just how easy it is to utilize resistance, even without fancy weights and contraptions. To begin this exercise, simply place your index finger and middle finger at the center points of your brows. You will find bony prominences at these areas. Just let your fingertips rest on these bony prominences. Press down just a little to add a hint of resistance.

When your fingers are at the target positions, I want you to try to fight the resistance by moving your eyebrows upward. So, the resistance of the fingers is downward, and the movement of your ocular muscles will be upward. Try to fight the upward movement with equal resistance. Perform this exercise for at least ten minutes to really tone and condition those ocular muscles.

The next exercise will help stimulate all of the muscles of the face. Begin this exercise by frowning and, as you frown, let your lips move downward as if they were trying to frown as well. Hold this position for a few moments before relaxing. Performing controlled frowning helps muscle tone and also helps reduce lines on the face.

Sarah M Brighton