16 Pictures to Show You Which Muscles You Should Stretch

11Spinal twist

The spinal twist involves the glutes and abdominal external oblique muscles. You have to lie down on the floor and keep your right knee. Now the leg should be moved towards the left just across the body. Apply pressure with your hands to make the stretch more intense. Now do the same with the other leg.

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12Sitting forward bend

This involves the posterior muscles, hamstrings, and calves. Squat on the floor and with legs kept straight together and pressed to the floor, bend your upper body forward slowly. This is good for any leg problems as it increases circulation and loosens your calf muscles.

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13Sitting pigeon pose

This involves the anterior tibial muscle. Just squat down on the floor and place your right hand behind your back. Just squat on the floor and keep your right hand placed behind your back. Now place the right foot just above the left knee and keep it in place with your hand that is free. Repeat the alternate side.

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14Butterfly pose

This involves the adductors. Just remain seated and keep your feet placed together and knees bent. Now with back straight, using your hands, push your knees down and try to touch the floor. To intensify the stretch even further, then move your heels towards your body as much as you can.

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15Leaning forward to one leg

This stretch involves the posterior muscles and hamstrings. Keep yourself standing straight and just place one foot a step ahead of the other. With back straight and hands on the hips, start bending your body forward. Repeat with alternate foot.

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