Due to the hustle and bustle of life and a sedentary lifestyle, people can experience back pain and neck pain. As a result, they use painkillers and natural remedies to alleviate pain. You should know that painkillers and homemade remedies cannot help you get rid of the problem. Instead of using these methods, you should prevent muscle pain. That is why you should start stretching.
Stretching is a type of physical exercise in which a specific muscle is intentionally stretched in order to improve the muscle's felt elasticity. Regular stretching can relieve muscle pain, improve your energy levels, improve flexibility, prevent injuries and increase muscle control.
We would like to show you ten effective stretches. Marilyn Moffat is a professor of physical therapy from New York University. She chose this set of stretching exercises that can help prevent pain at any age. This stretching routine consists of easy moves such as neck rotations, neck tilts, trunk rotations, trunk lateral flexions, fold overs, back scratches, quad stretches, hip flexors, leg extensions and piriformis.
You should hold each workout for thirty to sixty minutes. If you want to notice results, you should perform these exercises every day. Before you start, you should know that if you experience any discomfort or pain while stretching you should stop immediately and visit your physician.
If you are interested, scroll down to see the instructions on how to perform these moves correctly. These ten stretches are the best way to stretch your muscles, boost your energy levels and get rid of muscle soreness.
#1. Neck rotations
#2. Neck tilts
#3. Trunk rotations
#4. Trunk lateral flexions
#5. Fold overs
#6. Back scratches
#7. Quad stretches
#8. Hip flexors
#9. Leg extensions
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