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Stretching ideas

Please Note: As with all exercise programs, when using our routines, you need to use common sense.  To reduce and avoid injury, you will want to check with your doctor before beginning any fitness program. When performing any fitness exercises, you are performing them at your own risk. Always go at your own pace and what feels comfortable.  Thanks for your understanding.

Stretch

Proper stretching can help recovery times, muscle soreness, stiffness and improve mobility, posture and mechanical efficiency. Complete your stretches for five to ten minutes.

Neck

Shoulder – Across Body

Chest – Arms Out

Upper Back

Tricep

Touch Toes

Quads

Calf

Hip Flexor & Quads or Standing Hip Flexor

Inner Thigh

Laying Figure 4 or Seated Figure 4

Child’s Pose

For more stretching demos check out our YouTube Channel.