Stretching

Stretching

stretching / isolation

Beginner

Get Started With Stretching


  • 1

    Find a comfortable, flat surface to stretch on, such as a mat or towel.

  • 2

    Warm up your muscles by doing some light cardio, such as jogging in place or jumping jacks, for 5-10 minutes.

  • 3

    Start with large muscle groups, such as the legs, back, and arms.

  • 4

    Hold each stretch for 20-30 seconds, and then release.

  • 5

    Breathe deeply and steadily while stretching.

  • 6

    Stretch each muscle group 2-3 times.

  • 7

    Gradually increase the duration of each stretch over time.

  • 8

    Never push your body beyond its limits, if you feel pain or discomfort, release the stretch and ease into it.

  • 9

    Be sure to stretch both sides of your body equally.

  • 10

    Finish your stretching routine with some deep breathing exercises to help your body relax.

Primary
Secondary
NeckShouldersTrapsLatsLower backChestAbsObliquesBicepsTricepsForearmsGlutesQuadsHamstringsCalves

Equipment


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ProsourceFit Puzzle Exercise Mat ½”, EVA Foam Interlocking Tiles Protective Flooring for Gym Equipment and Cushion for Workouts
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Gaiam Essentials Thick Yoga Mat Fitness & Exercise Mat with Easy-Cinch Yoga Mat Carrier Strap, 72"L x 24"W x 2/5 Inch Thick
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