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Stretching Exercise Benefits With Proper Form & Technique

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muscles:Lower BackMuscle, Rectus AbdominisMuscle
auxiliary muscles:Latissimus DorsiMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Teres MusclesMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle, ObliquesMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Stretching
Variations available (1)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

General And Specifics

  • with this stretching exercise you can improve the flexibility of your spine and loosen tensions

Starting Position

  • go on all fours
  • the arms are stretched and the place hands below your shoulders on the ground
  • the knees are placed below the hips
  • your back is straight and parallel to the ground

Correct Execution

  • arch the back up
  • brace the abs and pull it towards the spine
  • bring your chin to the chest and look to the knees
  • hold the position for a bit
  • relax the abs
  • arch the back into the opposite direction
  • raise the head
  • the upper part of the chest points forward
  • pause in this position, too