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Stretching Exercise Benefits With Proper Form & Technique

Upper Spinal Floor Twist

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muscles:Pectoralis MajorMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Lower BackMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Stretching
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

  • with this stretching exercise you can prevent backaches
  • it improves the flexibility of the spine

Starting Position

  • lay on one side
  • stretch out the arms in chest height
  • position the arms and legs one above the other
  • angle the legs to 90 degrees

Correct Execution

  • open the arms and rotate the upper arm to the opposite side
  • your upper body turns
  • the head follows the movement
  • the lower arms remains on the floor, the upper one can touch the floor with the back of the hand
  • try to keep the lower body as stable as possible, the knees do not lift off the ground
  • hold this position for about 20 seconds or rotate the upper arm several times
  • switch sides and repeat the execution