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5 Stretches You Should Do Every Single Morning

verywellhealth.com

5 Morning Stretching Exercises

Stretching in the morning is a great way to "awaken" your muscles and get them ready for the day. Stretching loosens up your body while increasing blood flow to your muscles.

Incorporating morning stretches into your daily routine is a positive way to begin each day.

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Start your morning protecting your back by doing the prone press-up exercise. This is a type of McKenzie exercise that helps...

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To gently stretch your low back, perform the seated lumbar flexion exercise. This is a perfect stretch if you have spinal stenosis .2

  1. Sit on the edge of your bed with your feet...

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A simple way to get your neck moving is with the neck rotation stretch . Here is how you do it:

  1. Remain seated on the edge of your bed with your feet on the floor.
  2. Rotate your neck in a circle,...

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Get your shoulders loose with the seated shoulder shrug, like this:

  1. Remain seated on the edge of your bed with your feet on the floor.
  2. Shrug your shoulders up to your ears.
  3. Repeat 10 more times.

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Keep your rotator cuff and shoulders healthy with the overhead shoulder stretch. Here's how:

  1. Stand next to your bed.
  2. Lace your fingers together.
  3. Raise your hands above your head, palms upward.
  4. Lift up stretching your rib cage.
  5. Hold for a count of 10.

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