Stretching may not be as exciting as working out, but it's an essential part of a workout routine - especially when you cool down post-exercise. This 6-minute upper body stretching routine can improve both muscles recovery and flexibility. Let's get started with this easy-to-follow routine!
1. TRICEPS STRETCH (TOWEL)
2. STANDING SNOW ANGEL STRETCH
3. REVERSE PRAYER STRETCH
4. SEATED SHOULDER STRETCH
5. CAT STRETCH
⏸ 10s rest in between exercises
▶ 30s for each exercise. If it involves left and right side, do 30s each side. Complete 2 sets. Total time = 6 minutes
Release the muscle tension and increase your range of motion with this stretch routine. Remember to take slow, deep breaths during exercises. You can even incorporate these stretches into your daily routine!