Day 6: Far-reaching Flexibility: "Slinky" Exercise
Today’s post is an example of lower back and core flexibility. Sometimes referred to as a “slinky,” this back-bending exercise increases trunk flexibility and stability.
Day 6: Far-reaching Flexibility:
Opens up the chest and strengthens the back of the neck
Stretches the hip flexors.
Builds core strength and lower back flexibility.
1. Kneel with hips stacked over knees and arms stretched above the head
2. Gently lean back, pushing the hips forward and tilting the head back to see behind you.
3. Try to relax your shoulders and keep your hands reaching back for a few long breaths