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Stretching Exercise Benefits With Proper Form & Technique

Side Bend Stretch, Standing

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muscles:Latissimus DorsiMuscle, ObliquesMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Stretching
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

General And Specifics

  • this exercise stretches the obliques, the quadratus lumborum muscle and the lats
  • additionally, the flexibility in the hip area will be improved

Starting Position

  • stand upright
  • your feet are hip width apart
  • the knees are slightly bent
  • stretch out your arms to the ceiling, the hands touch each other

Correct Execution

  • bend to one side slowly
  • push the hip to the opposite direction, the obliques are stretched
  • hold this position for about 15 seconds
  • do not lean forward or backward
  • switch sides and do the same