Cykling Stretch

Stretch routine for bike riders to increase flexibility.

Exercises:

  • Seated back stretch

    seated back stretch

    Sit down with bent or straight legs depending on your mobility in the the hamstrings , better focus on a comfortable position with your knees bent rather than compromising on technique. Round the back, then slide back like a cat and extend the neck.

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  • Standing quadriceps stretch

    standing quadriceps stretch

    Stand in a strong position, grasp the ankle of one leg and move heel towards your butt. Keep your knees together and push your hip forward. Tighten abdominal muscles to stabilize.

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  • Deep calf stretch

    deep calf stretch

    Start from a kneeling position and sit back towards your heels with your bottom and place one foot into the floor so that your toes line up with the knee that is in the ground. Place your body weight on the sole of the foot and stamp down the heel. Lean forward, lift the buttocks from the heels, think that the knee of the stretching leg should move slightly forward and down, without the heel leave the ground.

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  • Standing hamstring stretch

    standing hamstring stretch

    Start in standing position, place one foot's heel in the ground a bit in front of the body and lean forward your upper body, keep back straight. Bend leg's slightly, lift up your chest and arch your back a little. Tighten abdominal muscles to stabilize.

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  • Adductores stretch

    adductores stretch

    Start from a strong standing basic position and stride a big step out sideways with one leg, bend and sit back. Be sure to keep the knee in the same direction as the foot. Keep the other leg straight and press your hip forward.

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  • Chest stretch

    chest stretch

    Sit or stand firmly in basic position, fold your hands behind head and move elbows backward while pressing the chest, lower the shoulders and relax. Breathe deep breathes and keep the shoulder blades lowered during the entire exercise.

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  • Standing deep hip stretch

    standing deep hip stretch

    Start in standing position and stride a big step backward with one foot. Keep track of the front leg so that the knee positioned straight above the ankle. Allow the back knee come down to the ground, hold up upper body and feel a deep hip stretch.

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  • Gluteus stretch twist

    gluteus stretch twist

    Start from seated position, place one foot on the outside of the other leg's thigh. Rotate upward and backward - keep your back straight. Rotate at the same time the opposite side's shoulder towards the bent leg. Grasp your knee with your arm to get deeper in the stretch.

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  • Neck stretch with weight

    neck stretch with weight

    Sit or stand with your back straight and strong posture. Tip head forward, relax and strive to bring chin towards the throat. Put your hands on your head as a weight, avoid this if you have neck problems.

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  • Standing side stretch

    standing side stretch

    This exercise stretches the hip and outside of thigh. Start in the standing position with your feet together. Cross legs and place the weight on the front leg. Press foot's posterior hip laterally outwardly and forwardly, extend arm on the same side up and tilt your upper body aside. Tighten abdominal muscles for support.

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Cykling Stretch is 1 of 60 stretch routines in Poworkout Stretch. Available for iPhone and iPad.

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