June 18, 2019

Stand and Stretch

Get Fit Quick Tip:

Stand and Stretch!

Don’t have time to sit or stretch on the floor? You don’t need too! Do this standing stretch to ease sore legs and back tension. Stand on your right leg only. Keeping your torso straight, lift your left leg up. Using one or both arms hug your knee in toward your chest. Hold for 10-30 seconds, then release. Repeat standing on your left leg only.

 

*Consult your physician before beginning exercise.

Do this End-of-Workout Stretch

Get Fit Quick Tip:

Corner Chest and Arm Stretch.

Do this feel-good stretch at the end of your workout.

Stand facing a corner. Place both hands on the wall about 10 inches off the side of your body. Step forward into the corner feeling a stretch across your chest, front shoulders and arms.

 

*Consult your physician before beginning exercise.

 

Relax with this Stretch

Get Fit Quick Tip:

Cat Back Stretch!

At the end of a long day, do this stretch to relax your muscles, and your mind. Here’s how:

Begin on the floor, on your hands and knees. Inhale, pull your belly button up and round your back. Exhale, and return to your starting neutral spine position. Repeat two to three times allowing your breathing rate to determine your stretching pace.

 

 

*Consult your physician before performing exercise.