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Mouth Muscle Workout

In this post I'm going to share with you the ideal daily mouth muscle workout routine!

The organs of articulation are muscles and need to be trained regularly.

So, like with any workout we should warm up our muscles first!


Let's start with a jaw massage! There is a muscle at the jaw hinge which connects the upper and lower jaws. Massage this area using circular movements.

While doing this start to hum to warm up the vocal chords. (MMMMMM) x 5


And now the tongue! Stick it all the way out of your mouth, then move it to the left, now the right. Repeat this 10 times.

Keep the tongue out, but instead of moving it left to right we are going to move it up and down. Try touch your nose and your chin! Repeat this 10 times.

Now let's stick it in and out as far as you can 10 times!


Now let's release tension and blow your lips out by breathing in deeply and then exhaling while making a PRRRRRRRR sound.

Now relax the tongue and make a TRRRRRRRR sound.

Play with the pitch and go up and down in sound while making these sounds. Do each one 5 times.


Let's pucker up those lips and smile!

To work the lips and cheek muscles alternate between a kiss and smile!

Kiss-smile-kiss-smile-kiss-smile-kiss-smile-kiss-smile.

Now again, but this time when you make the smiling face try not to move your cheeks and exaggerate the kissing face.

Smile-kiss-smile-kiss-smile-kiss-smile-kiss-smile-kiss.


Now, sounds!

These sounds are formed in the front of the mouth just behind the top teeth.

Let's start with tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh

duh-duh-duh-duh-duh-duh-duh

nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh

luh-luh-luh-luh-luh-luh-luh

tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh

duh-duh-duh-duh-duh-duh-duh

nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh

luh-luh-luh-luh-luh-luh-luh



Now let's switch between sss and zzz.

These sounds are also formed in the front of the mouth but behind the bottom teeth.

sss-zzz-sss-zzz-sss-zzz-sss-zzz

sss-zzz-sss-zzz-sss-zzz-sss-zzz


These sounds are formed starting with the lips closed and releasing the air quickly so the mouth opens slighty.


puh-puh-puh-puh-puh-puh-puh

buh-buh-buh-buh-buh-buh-buh

muh-muh-muh-muh-muh-muh-muh

puh-puh-puh-puh-puh-puh-puh

buh-buh-buh-buh-buh-buh-buh

muh-muh-muh-muh-muh-muh-muh


Now let's add some vowel sounds: muh-muh-my

muh-muh-may

muh-muh-moh

muh-muh-moo u

muh-muh-mow

muh-muh-moi ɔɪ

Now we're going to move to the back of the mouth pronouncing k and g

ka-ka-ka-ka-ka-ka-ka

ga-ga-ga-ga-ga-ga-ga

ka-ka-ka-ka-ka-ka-ka

ga-ga-ga-ga-ga-ga-ga


Let's add some vowels ka-ka-kee ga-ga-gee ka-ka-koo ga-ga-goo

ka-ka-kee ga-ga-gee ka-ka-koo ga-ga-goo

ka-ka-kee ga-ga-gee ka-ka-koo ga-ga-goo

Let's relax the mouth a bit again with a lip trill. PRRRRRRRRR


Say the following quickly and clearly while alternating. It's not as easy as it looks!


tragedy-strategy-tragedy-strategy-tragedy-strategy-tradegy-strategy-tragedy-strategy

ship-shape-sheep-shop-ship-shape-sheep-shop-ship-shape-sheep-shop


Voiced THis - unvoiced THink

Switch between the voiced TH and the unvoiced TH sound 10 times.


Let's do a tongue trill. TRRRRRRR


Now take a deep breath and exhale! We're done!


FOR BEST RESULTS PRACTICE DAILY!!!



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