17 Stretches Every Man Should Know

“Stretching is a necessity and must spend no less than five minutes chilling off after each workout. Stretching will avoid damage and calm pain. It builds your scope of movement, taking weight off the joints and permitting the body to move all the more smoothly amid activity. Accordingly, you’ll prevent injury or pain that can be the result of an active way of life.”

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Torso Release

Stretches: The arm and torso.

How: Raise your left arm over your head, then bend your elbow so your left hand drops below your head. Place your right hand behind your left elbow and gently pull your left arm over and down. Repeat with opposite arm.

Get more by: Extending your arms out from your sides and doing arm circles in both directions for 20-30 seconds each.

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photo by http://www.mensjournal.com/

Pain Relief: Aching Hamstrings

Stretches: The hamstrings.

How: Standing with your feet two to four feet apart, bend your knees as you lean forward and grab your ankles (or feet). Keeping one hand on each ankle, gently try to straighten your legs.

Get more by: Placing both hands on your left foot, then your right.

 

 

Read more: http://www.mensjournal.com/expert-advice/17-stretches-every-man-should-know-20130611/pain-relief-aching-hamstrings

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