Indoor Hockey Stretch

Stretch routine for indoor hockey players to increase flexibility.

Exercises:

  • Standing hip stretch

    standing hip stretch

    Stand in a strong basic position and stride forward with one foot. Fold in the tail, keep the hips parallel, tip hip back and press it forwards.

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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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  • Hamstrings standing feet together

    hamstrings standing feet together

    Start in standing position, bend knees slightly and lean forward, keep your back straight until it tightens on back of thighs.

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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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  • Calf stretch

    calf stretch

    Stand in a strong position and step one large step backward with one foot and place both feet with your toes pointing straight ahead. Tighten abdominal muscles to stabilize, place the weight on the front leg and stamp down the rear foot's heel in the floor with a straight knee. Keep back leg stretched throughout exercise and press your hip forward and down.

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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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  • 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 back stretch

    standing back stretch

    Stand strong with knees slightly bent. Lean forward your upper body with your back straight, fold your hands behind your thighs and arch your back. Roll up the spine for after the stretch.

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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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  • 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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Indoor Hockey Stretch is 1 of 60 stretch routines in Poworkout Stretch. Available for iPhone and iPad.

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