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Letter C Stretch

Stretches the lower back, back of the shoulders and wrists.

Equipment
None

Exercise Technique

  1. The exercise can be done while standing or sitting.
  2. Clasp your hands together, turn your wrists over so palms are facing forward. Straighten your arms.
  3. Pull your abdominal muscles in towards your belly button creating a "C" shape with your spine.
  4. Continue pulling your arms forward as you pull backwards with your abdominal muscles.
  5. Hold the stretch for ten seconds.

Performance Tips

  1. If you are standing, bend your knees.
  2. Avoid collapsing the spine into a slouch position. Actively contract the abdominal muscles to curve the spine.

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