West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Physical Education

(408) 741-2017
Physical Education Building


Physical Education Faculty

Stretch and Flex

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Stretch and Flex Exercise #1
Overhead Stretch
  first picture of overhead stretch
  • Sit with your legs crossed
  • Keep a straight back, with your ear, shoulder, and hip lined up
  • Have a slight pelvic tilt
  • Take a deep breath in
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  • As you begin to exhale, bring your arms up slowly at your sides
  • Keep your arms straight
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  • Continue until your arms are over your head
  fourth picture of overhead stretch
  • Start to take a deep breath in as you lower your hands
  • Return to the starting position


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