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Stretch and Flex


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Stretch and Flex Exercise #45
Touch Hands
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  • Sit up 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, exhale as you stretch
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  • Take one arm over your head, placing your hand on your back, moving it down your spine
  • Continue to breathe slowly and deeply, exhaling as you extend the stretch
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  • Take your free hand and bring it up from the bottom of your back, trying to connect it with your other hand
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  • Keep your back straight while your head looks straight ahead

 

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