Seated Hip Stretch

Seated Hip Stretch

While in a seated position, cross your right leg over your straightened left leg. Hug your right knee with your left arm, making sure to keep your back straight. Hold this stretch for 30-60 seconds, and then repeat on the opposite side.
Calf Stretch

Calf Stretch

Start standing on one leg on a stair or curb, with your heel hanging off the back. Gently press your heel toward the ground until you feel a gentle pull along the back of your lower leg. Hold for 30 seconds. Then slowly bend your knee slightly, until you feel the...
The Forward Hang

The Forward Hang

Stand with your feet hip-distance apart and your knees slightly bent. Interlace your fingers behind your back. (If your hands don’t touch, hold on to a dish towel.) Breathe in and straighten your arms to expand your chest. Exhale and bend at your waist, letting your...
The Standing Side Stretch

The Standing Side Stretch

    Stretching can improve your range of motion, increase circulation, and calm your mind—which may help fend off injuries and illness, as well as bring on a better night’s sleep. Stand with your feet together and your arms straight overhead. Clasp your...
The Bridge Stretch

The Bridge Stretch

Lie on the floor with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Squeeze your gluteals and then push your hips up until there is a straight line through knee and hip to upper body and shoulders remain on the floor. Hold for 1 minute and relax. Repeat 3 times....