For better mobility, it is important the body achieve its perfect range of motion (ROM). Body flexibility defines the ROM and how it improves mobility and reduces muscular tension. While working out our muscle strains and joint problems so it is important to stretch before and after a workout. Stretching helps in improving muscles felt elasticity and achieve more mobility. With regular stretching, you can reduce the chances of injury, improve blood supply and nutrients to joint structures as well as improved balance and posture. In fact, a gym personal trainer can help you perform these exercises, and we even teach you new ones. Here are five stretching exercises:
If you are a runner or biker then hamstring stretching is the best exercise for you. Overexertion of calf muscles can lead to muscle cramps and cause a great deal of pain. Stand straight and pull your leg from your backside to hold the ankles. Stay in that position for a couple of minutes. Do at least 10 reps on both sides.
Either you are a gym freak or you simply moved some boxes, stretching is very important that helps in improving flexibility and posture. For this workout hold your hands over your head and try to reach your back. Using the other hand push your elbow and pause for 30 seconds. Switch both arms after a break of 5 seconds. Do at least 10 reps on both sides.
Sitting Shoulder Stretch
This stretching exercise helps in relieving tension from the upper back as well as improves the mobility of hands. All you need to do is sit on your knees, extend your arms so that your torso touches the floor. Try to stretch further and stay in the position for about 15 seconds. Do at least 10 reps on both sides.
Downward Dog Stretch
This workout helps in increasing calves and hamstrings flexibility, strengthens the muscles, and relieving back pain. Start by placing your hands and leg on the mat, now engage your core to push your body up toward the ceiling. Be in that position for at least 30 seconds relax and come back to the
original position. Do at least 10 reps.
Imagine waking up with a stiff or you worked too much computer a crick in the neck can cause severe headaches, irritation as well as back pain. To get instant relief it is advised that you stretch the neck in all directions. Start by sitting comfortably and now hold your head with hand and stretch the neck in your hand’s direction. Stay like that for about 30 seconds, rest and switch sides. Do at least 10 reps on both sides.