Are you an avid walker, hiker or runner? If so, this month’s weekly stretches are for you! We are targeting muscle groups that are involved in moving the legs. This first week we will stretch the Achilles, calves, hamstrings and low back. We will call this stretch the Mini Down Dog Calf Stretch.
Do not perform this stretch if you have carpal tunnel syndrome, late term pregnancy, or if you have high blood pressure or a headache. Please consult your physician before performing the stretch if you have any calf, hamstring, low back or Achilles injuries.
How to perform:
– Take a look at the “NO” photo. Do not shift forward and do not excessively bend the knees. You are looking for straight lines in this stretch.
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