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Day 299: Lubricate Your Spine with This Move

Friday, November 09, 2018

Today’s exercise is very simple and will provide a nice stretch of your abs and spine





Camel Stretch


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Starting Position
Come to hands and knees with your hands shoulder-width apart, knees hip-width apart, abs engaged, and back flat (spine neutral).

Action
Relax the abdominals as if dropping your belly towards the floor beneath you, arching your back, tilting your pelvic bone back and lifting your chest.
Look towards the ceiling without straining your neck.
Breathe deeply and hold for 10-30 seconds.

Special Instructions
Stretch to the point of "mild discomfort," not to the point of pain. Never bounce.
Pull your shoulders away from your ears.
This is a good compliment to the "Cat Stretch."

Muscles Stretched:
Abs



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