• SCAPULAR MOBILIZATION
Raise your shoulders towards your ears until you feel a slight tension in your neck and shoulders. Hold for 5 seconds. Slowly push chest forward and release your shoulders downward and backwards squeezing the shoulder blades together until you reach the lowest position to their normal position. Repeat this circular motion 5 times in each direction to alleviate tight muscles and enhance your posture.
• DON’T OVER SIT
If you are required to work seated for long periods of time, make a point to stand up and stretch or walk around briefly every 20-30min to avoid tightening up.
• HYDRATE YOUR MUSCLES
Your muscles are nearly 70% water, drinking 8 glasses of water each day can help ensure your muscles remain pliable and can also reduce tightness and enhance performance.
• LENGTHEN YOUR BREATH
Long deep breaths during stretching will not only assist you in mental relaxation but will also increase the ability of your muscles to relax into each stretch.
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