Stretches Exercises

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Exercises


Chest Stretch with the Pilates Band
Summary

This is a great stretch for relieving tight chest muscles - a common contributor of poor posture.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Band
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Shoulder and thoracic spine mobilization with Pilates Band
Summary

A great exercise for increasing range of motion of the spine.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Band
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Spine Stretch and Saw with the Pilates Band
Summary

This is an excellent stretch for the back and sides.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Pilates Band
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Hamstring Stretch with the Pilates Circle
Summary

The Pilates circle is an excellent tool for stretching the hamstrings.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings
  • Equipment: Pilates Circle
  • Categories: Stretches
Hip Flexor Stretch with the Pilates Ball
Summary

This is a great stretch to do after a workout.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Thoracic Spine Mobilization with the Foam Roller
Summary

This is a great exercise to loosen up your back after a long day at work or a tough workout.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Foam Roller
  • Categories: Stretches
Neck Range of Motion on the Foam Roller
Summary

This is a great exercise for loosening the muscles of the neck.

  • Muscle Group: Neck, Trapezius: Upper
  • Equipment: Foam Roller
  • Categories: Stretches
Neck Rotation Stretch
Summary

This is a great exercise to do after a workout or during a break at work.

  • Muscle Group: Neck
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Neck Flexion/Extension Stretch
Summary

This is a great exercise to do after a workout

  • Muscle Group: Neck, Back: Upper
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Seated Spinal Rotation
Summary

This is an advanced exercise that should not be done if you have any type of back injury.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Standing Hip Stretch
Summary

This is a simple stretch that you can do without any equipment. It's also a great balance exercise!

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Outer Thigh - Hip, Groin: Inner Thigh, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches, Balance
Rolling Like a Ball
Summary

This is a pilates-style exercise to practice core activation and mobilize the spine.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Neck, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches, Core, Pilates
Inner Thigh (Groin) Stretch
Summary

This is a great stretch for the inner thigh muscles that can be done anywhere!

  • Muscle Group: Groin: Inner Thigh
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches
Hip Flexor and Buttocks Stretch
Summary

A simple stretch for the hip flexors and buttocks that can be done anywhere.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Buttocks, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Glute (Buttocks) Stretch
Summary

This exercise requires a little balance. You can also do this with your buttocks against a wall or holding onto a chair or something stable.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches

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