Here are some of the best neck exercises for bodybuilders:
Neck bridges: To perform a neck bridge, lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Place your hands behind your head and lift your head and shoulders off the floor, using your neck muscles to support the weight of your head. Hold this position for a few seconds, then lower your head and shoulders back down. Repeat for several reps.
Resistance band pulls: To perform resistance band pulls, loop a resistance band around a stationary object, such as a doorknob or stair rail. Hold one end of the band in each hand and stand facing the stationary object. Slowly pull the band towards your body, using your neck muscles to resist the resistance. Hold the position for a few seconds, then release and repeat for several reps.
Planks with head turns: To perform planks with head turns, start in a plank position with your arms extended and your body in a straight line from head to toe. Slowly turn your head to the right, then to the left, using your neck muscles to control the movement. Hold each position for a few seconds, then return to the starting position and repeat for several reps in each direction.
Overhead presses: To perform overhead presses, hold a weight or barbell overhead with your arms extended. Slowly lower the weight towards your head, using your neck muscles to resist the downward force. Hold the position for a few seconds, then press the weight back up to the starting position. Repeat for several reps.
Remember to always consult with a healthcare professional or certified fitness trainer before starting a new exercise routine. Also, be sure to start slowly and gradually increase the difficulty of the exercises as your neck muscles become stronger. With regular practice and dedication, you can improve your neck strength and enhance your bodybuilding results. Devices such as The Strong Neck can allow BodyBuilders to consecutively increase the weight on each of these exercises without the worry of injury.