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Stretch and Flex


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Stretch and Flex Exercise #14
Bridging
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  • Lie flat on your back with your chin tucked
  • Bend your knees, keeping them high, with your feet flat on the mat
  • Take a deep breath in
  • Begin to exhale as you perform a pelvic tilt
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  • Your shoulders and palms press against the floor
  • Continue to exhale, keeping a tight stomach, and a straight back, lift your hips off the ground as high as possible
  • Maintain a straight line from your shoulders to your knee
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  • Advanced stretch: Starting position has your legs together, knees and ankles touching

 

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