The spine is located along the entire neck and back of a person, on each side it is surrounded by a plurality of various dorsal, shoulder and neck muscles. The spine is involved and takes on the load in any kind of activity: sitting for many hours in one place, walking, running, strength training, and others. The development of flexibility, strengthening of posture, the formation of straight, straightened shoulders and a healthy back are criteria that directly depend on the performance of the back stretch.
1. Stretching the latissimus dorsi and scapula muscles
- Clasp your arms in front of you and stretch up.
- Slightly push your chest forward, pulling your arms back.
- Aim to stretch your back, head up.
- Advanced athletes can stretch with the sock turned inside out.
- Feeling a gentle stretch, gently lower your arms in front of you and stretch up 10 times.
- Further, to carry out lateral traction, perform the same movements, bending slightly to the side, without strongly bending your back, working with the broadest muscle.