Walking Stretch

Stretch routine for walkers to increase flexibility.

Exercises:

  • 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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  • Lying back stretch

    lying back stretch

    Lie down with lower back in contact with ground and move the knees toward your chest to extend and stretch muscles in the back and lower back.

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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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  • Lying gluteus stretch

    lying gluteus stretch

    Lie on your back with your lower back into the ground, place one ankle on opposite knee. Grasp of or behind the knee where the foot is placed on and pull in your knee towards upper body.

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  • Neck stretch

    neck stretch

    Sit or stand with your back straight and strong posture. Tip the head forward, relax and strive to bring chin towards the throat.

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

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