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Child's Pose / Lat Stretch 2

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muscles:Latissimus DorsiMuscle
auxiliary muscles:Lower BackMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Stretching
Variations available (1)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • knee on the ground or a fitness mat and hold yourself up with the hands
  • the knees are hip width apart and the arms parallel to each other

Correct Execution

  • move the hip towards the heels and push the hands forward a bit to reach an effective stretching
  • let the upper body sink down to the floor
  • the thighs rest on the shanks
  • hold this position for about 15–20 seconds and repeat it several times