Stand with your legs shoulder-width apart and arms at your side. Slowly lower your glutes (buttocks) toward the ground as you lift your arms in front of you to shoulder level, aim to keep your knees in line with your feet. As you squat, keep a neutral spine and lift your chest. It may help to focus on

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Chin Retraction Stretch Pull your entire head backwards on your neck Your chin should not go down or up but directly backward Hold 2 seconds then relax Do not poke the chin forwards Repeat 10 times approximately every hour

Start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and slowly bend forward from the waist. Keep your legs as straight as possible and don’t bounce. Don’t worry if you can’t reach the floor; you can even reach for a chair cushion to start if that’s what your flexibility allows. Hold the stretch for 20 to

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This exercise helps to build strength in your glutes and lower back, helping to support the SI joint. To perform this exercise; Lie on your back with your knees bent and the arms against the body and palms against the floor. Squeeze the buttocks and raise the hips off the ground to bring the torso

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The Pelvic Tilt When you’re suffering from lower-back pain, you might feel as if your entire pelvic area is immovable. This stretch can help you start to bring some movement back to this area gently. Begin by lying on the floor with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Try to relax your

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Wall Stretch Find a wall and stand a few inches away. With one foot, put your toes on the wall, keeping your heel on the floor, and flex. Hold for about 10-15 seconds, then alternate with your other foot. You can also do this stretch using a curb or step and hanging your heels off

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Place your feet slightly apart, and hands on hips. Raise your knee-bent leg. Perform knee rotation to the right and to the left. Change the leg Do 10 repetitions for each leg  

Standing stretches can prep your body for more intense exercise. As part of your warm-up routine, these stretches will increase your heart rate faster than floor stretches. Try a leg-stretching exercise. Stand facing a wall. Slowly lift your left foot and bring your heel to your buttock. Grab hold of your left ankle with your

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  Stand with your arm extended to the rear and parallel to the ground. (Or for a variation, bend your elbow to 90 degrees.) Hold on to an immovable object and then turn your shoulders and body away from your outstretched arm. Hold the stretch position for a minimum of 20 seconds and then repeat

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Lie down with a soft pillow under your neck, and with your knees bent up. Gently and slowly nod your head forward as if to say ‘yes’. Feel the muscles at the front of your neck. Stop the nodding action just before you feel the front muscles hardening. Hold the nod position for five seconds

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