Strength Training Stretch

Stretch routine for strength trainers 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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  • 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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  • Seated hamstring stretch 90

    seated hamstring stretch 90

    Sit with your back straight and legs together, preferably bent to make it easier to keep your back straight. Extend upper body and arms upwards. Hold the position and inhale deep breaths. Strive to be able to stretch your legs without bending your back.

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  • Kneeling quadriceps stretch

    kneeling quadriceps stretch

    Start from a kneeling position and stride forward, get down with the rear leg knee against the ground, place lower part of the thigh on ground. Grasp the ankle and move heel towards the rear. Press hips to the ground and tighten buttocks.

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  • Kneeling shoulders and chest stretch

    kneeling shoulders and chest stretch

    Fold your hands behind your back, tighten your abdominal muscles and press chest forward. Keep shoulders back and move the hands and arms away from your body to stretch the chest and shoulder muscles.

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  • Kneeling hip stretch

    kneeling hip stretch

    Stand on you knees, stride forward with one leg and place the heel beneath the knee. Keep front knee behind your toes throughout the exercise. Fold in the tail and stretch your body upwards. Press the hip forward on the back leg.

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  • Seated hamstring stretch

    seated hamstring stretch

    Sit with your back straight and legs together, preferably bent to make it easier to keep your back straight. Lean forward upper body, strive to bring the stomach towards your thighs. Bulge with your bottom and lift up your chest. Exhale and extend the legs if possible and feel it tightens in the buttocks.

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

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