Starting your day with stretches is the best way to stay fit, flexible and the best way to protect your muscles from injuries. There are a lot of stretches options to choose from so we made a list of the best 10 stretches to do every day that will help you stay fit and flexible.
Get seated with good posture to do the stretches correctly. Keep your chin back and done so that your neck is aligned with the rest of your spine.
1. Neck rotations
Slowly turn your head to the right. Hold for 30-60 seconds, face forward and then turn your head to the left.
2. Neck tilt
Tilt your neck to the right. Drape your right arm over your head near your left ear. Hold the position for 30-60 seconds and then do the same on the other side.
3. Trunk rotation
Keep your posture solid. Cross over your arms and look over your shoulder. Rotate to the right. Hold the pose for 3060 seconds and then face forward. Do the same on the other side.
Stretch out your spine with a little back bend.
5. Fold over
Bend over in your chair. Your neck should be in a safe position and not hurting.
6. Back scratch
Keeping your back straight, try to reach your hands towards each other. Hold the pose for 30-60 seconds. Switch sides and then repeat.
7. Quad stretch
Stand straight. Bend your knee and grab the top of your foot. Hold the pose for 30-60 seconds and then repeat on the other side.
8. Heel chord
Stand close to a wall. Place your hands on the wall. Keep your big toe on the wall and bend your front knee towards it. Hold the pose for 30-60 seconds. Switch legs and repeat.
9. Leg extension
Lie down on the floor. Plant the right foot on the floor and extend the left leg up into the air. Hold the pose for 30-60 seconds and then do the same with the other leg.
Lie down on the floor. Keep your neck and back down and fold the right ankle over your left high, above the knee. Hold the pose for 30-60 seconds, switch legs and repeat.