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Month: January 2011

Lower Back Stretches

Lower back stretches are important for the flexibility and range of motion of the lower back and hip muscles. Good lower back flexibility allows for the unrestricted and pain free movement of the lower back and hips. To get our 29 page stretching tips ebook plus 1 hour mp3 audio for FREE Click here Flexion Extension Back Stretch To get

Upper Back Stretches

Upper back stretches are important for the flexibility and range of motion of the upper back and neck muscles. Good upper back flexibility allows for the unrestricted and pain free movement of the head, neck, shoulders and the upper back. Reach-up Back Stretch

Arm Stretches

Arm stretches are important for the flexibility and range of motion of the upper arm and forearm muscles. Good arm flexibility allows for the unrestricted and pain free movement of both the upper arm and forearm. Assisted Triceps Stretch Stand with your hand behind your neck and your elbow pointing upwards. Then use your other hand (or a rope or

Chest Stretches

Chest stretches are important for the flexibility and range of motion of the chest and shoulder muscles. Good chest flexibility allows for the unrestricted and pain free movement of the shoulder, and helps to prevent kyphosis, or rounding of the back. Above Head Chest Stretch Stand upright and interlock your fingers. Bend your arms and place them above your head

Shoulder Stretches

Shoulder stretches are important for the flexibility and range of motion of the shoulder and upper arm muscles. Good shoulder flexibility allows for the unrestricted and pain free movement of the shoulder. Parallel Arm Shoulder Stretch Stand upright and place one arm across your body. Keep your arm parallel to the ground and pull your elbow towards your opposite shoulder.

Neck Stretches

Neck stretches are important for the flexibility and range of motion of the neck and shoulder muscles. Good neck flexibility allows for the unrestricted and pain free movement of the head and neck. Lateral Neck Stretch Look forward while keeping your head up. Slowly move your ear towards your shoulder while keeping your hands behind your back. Keep your shoulders

Anatomy Of A Workout

1. Warm up 2. Stretches 3. Workout 4. Cool down Learn how to warm up properly to reduce the risk of sports injury. The warm up exercises are a crucial part of any sports or fitness training program. The importance of a structured warm up routine should not be under estimated when it comes to the prevention of sports injury.