5 Essential Stretches You Can Do Right Before You Go To Bed
5. Lengthen The Muscles In Your Abs
In yoga they can do this position the cobra pose and it is a great way to lengthen the muscles in your abs, upper back, shoulders and even in your neck. Follow these 4 simple steps and enjoy the relaxing feeling: – Lie down on your belly and pull your arms up, rolling back your shoulders, like your are preparing for a push up; – Make sure to keep your pelvis and both legs on the ground, take a deep breath and start lifting your upper body up from the ground; – Try to extend your arms fully or as much as you can while keeping your breath in and looking up to the ceiling, bending your head back; – Keep the position for half a minute and feel a great stretch not just in your stomach, but in your shoulders and the front of your neck. A great way to relax your muscles, especially if your job involves a lot of sitting.