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"Of the teams that didn’t do the neck exercises, players were five times more likely to suffer a concussion."—Ryzen Benson

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The average head weighs about 10 to 12 pounds. When we bend our necks forward 60 degrees, as we do to use our phones, the effective stress on our neck increases to 60 pounds — the weight of about five gallons of paint. When Mr. August started treating patients more than 30 years ago, he says he saw plenty of “dowagers’ humps, where the upper back had frozen into a forward curve, in grandmothers and great-grandmothers.” Now he says he’s seeing the same stoop in teenagers.

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Actor and model David Morin gets bigger and leaner by constantly pushing the limits of his strength.

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By Alan Philipson Have all your selfies sprouted second chins lately? Thankfully, neck and chin toning can be achieved without painful surgery -- all it takes is adding the CerviFit and a few targeted exercises to your workout. Over time, skin loses collagen and elasticity, causing it to sag around the neck and chin, a process that begins around age 20, according to Dr. Suzan Obagi, associate professor of dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Factors like sun exposure, smoking and poor diet can intensify the process. Two main muscles -- the sternocleidomastoid and platysma -- make...

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"Baseline recordings at rest were found to have sternocleidomastiod muscle involvement of 6.8 volts. Upon maximal exertion, muscle involvement rose to 42.3 volts, indicating significant sternocleidomastoid muscle tension. Based upon the aforementioned results, your hypothesis that this device can define or improve the musculature of the neck, especially where the sternocleidomastoid joins the lower mandible (jawline), has merit."

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