The abdominal stretch focuses on the lower torso and stretches the abdominal muscles. The Abdominal Stretch is a maintenance stretch and should be held for 10 to 15 seconds.
Body Part and Muscle Group
The Abdominal Stretch focuses on the lower torso. The Abdominals are stretched.
- Start by lying face down on the floor.
- With a straight back and spine neutral.
- Place your hands either side of your head, keeping your elbows on the floor.
- Looking straight at the mat, push upwards gently until the stretch is felt.
Progression: Push up with the arms.