Mini Workout to Strengthen & Lengthen
This mini workout focuses on all the trouble areas – the backside. The back, neck, lower back, hamstrings, triceps, calves and more areas. Ah, yes! This pattern of exercises can be done as a mini workout, warm-up, cool down, work break reset, or wake up and start your day.
It feels great and I need to do this work out more often than for myself. This can be done in a variety of ways. You can perform each exercise for 30 seconds and rest for 20 to 30 seconds. Or you can set a 10-minute timer and do these exercises within the timeframe.
As we spend time looking down at a screen, the back extensions and swimmers are ideal to strengthen your back and prevent unwanted injuries. Downward dogs with mini step-ups stretch out those hamstrings. Cobra pose can be held as long as you like and ideal to stretch the abs and lower back. Triceps push-ups can be done on the toes, but I would suggest keeping this exercise on the knees and keep the back at a 45-degree angle. This exercise can be done slow and controlled where you feel the triceps muscles working. I love this combo and I hope you this helps you feel better!
Check out the video for more information about each movement.