Stretching Series Workout
Last updated: July 6, 2020, at 2:33 p.m. PT
Originally published: May 20, 2020, at 9:41 a.m. PT
Try this WOD (workout of the day)! Before starting any exercises, remember to warm up, stretch, and drink plenty of water.
Repeat series four times, or as needed.
With one arm pushing downward to the side with the palm of the hand, the other arm reaches over the head to the opposite, gently assisting the head the opposite way of the downward pushing arm. Hold for 10 seconds and reverse.
Raise one arm overhead, hand drops toward the back between the shoulder blades. Opposite arm goes to the bent elbow to assist with stretch. Hold for 10 seconds and reverse.
Both arms open to the sides and gently stretches backward, pinching the shoulder blades together. Hold for 10 seconds.
Hands clasped with arms overhead. Standing tall, slightly arch backward. Hold for 10 seconds.
Raise one arm straight overhead. Slightly bend to the opposite side of raised arm. Keeping the arm aligned with the body, while reaching upward. Hold for 10 seconds and reverse.
Arms come forward, holding hands together and rolling the shoulders forward. Pushing outward with your spine, tuck the chin down and tilting the pelvis forward. Hold for 10 seconds.
From standing position, one leg comes forward with heel to the floor. Hinging at the hip, back should be straight and lean forward. Hold for 10 seconds and reverse.
From standing position, bend right leg at the knee, keep the knee facing downward and reach back with right hand to hold onto right ankle. Hold for 10 seconds and reverse.