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IN Health & Fitness ON 23 Mar, 2016
Stretching exercises are best for relaxing your body instantly when you are stressed and tired. Here are some stretch exercises that everyone can perform anywhere to remain relaxed. These 17 stretch exercises have been featured by Imgur for helping common people keep fit and free. Every gym freak, office worker, and people tensed with body ache can relax with these exercises.
Raise your head and lift your left arm. Now bend your elbow to make your left hand drop below the head. Once you are relaxed, place your right hand behind the left elbow and lift your left arm above and down.
Back and chest stretches. Just stand up and open your arms towards both sides. Now lift chest in context to forming an arch in your back.
This is post workout for abdominal flex. Put your hands on the floor and lie facedown. To perform this stretch exercise, your legs must be straight. Next, make your legs straight and keep your feet flat. Finally, straighten your arms with legs and hips flat on the floor.
This stretch exercise relaxes lower back, chest and calves. To perform this stretch, keep your left foot forward and feet around three feet apart. Now press fists into the back and push your hips forward with chest raised towards the ceiling. Now repeat it with opposite leg.
Take a chair and kneel low towards the front. Now lean forward and keep elbows on top. Next, tuck your hands behind head and grab wrist to bend each arm.
Place hands on the floor and sit on heels, just a few inch behind the butt. Next, tilt pelvis upwards, raise hips, tuck tailbone and keep chest high.
Stand with your feet four feet apart, now bend knees to lean forward and grab ankles. Now keep one hand on the ankle and straighten legs.
Bend arm at 90degree and gently exhale to twist. Now press shoulder down to your opposite hand and repeat the stretch with another arm.
Stand on the side of a door frame, bend at the angle of waist and place hands one above other.
Keep your hands crossed and place hands below the neck. Now pull hands on your neck to exhale gently and raise chin towards the ceiling.
Extend your arms and rotate your palms, so they are far from you. Now keep arms out to tuck chin down towards chest.
Stand towards front of a chair and place your heel to feel stretch.
Bent your knees, lie flat and feet flat on the floor. Now place left ankle above the right knee. Finally, lower your knees and keep shoulders on the floor.
Widen your shoulders and keep feet apart. Now straighten your left arm and rotate your torso.
Cross right leg towards left and bend the waist. Now, let your arms and head hang down to left foot.
Keep arm straight, press the back against a wall. Now raise arm till you feel the stretch in your forearm.
Lay down with legs adjoined, arms bent and hands pushing the ground. Now make your hands straight, and keep shoulders up and press your hips forward.