Improve your flexibility with these do-them-anywhere moves.
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Robyn Moreno: I'm Robyn Moreno, woman's day consumer editor. Well, today I made of a finish expert and woman's day contributor Leslie Sansone. She is going to show me some great stretching moves it will help me maximize the rest of my workouts and best to it; these moves could be done anywhere. Leslie Sansone: There are so many great benefits to having a flexible body Robyn and maximizes other things, not just sports and not just exercise, but functioning for your day. You know Robyn you can to these exercises in side, you can do them anywhere, you go I think it's a beautiful day to stretching up side, what do you think? Robyn Moreno: I think we should hit it. Leslie Sansone: I think we should go, let's hit it. So our firs exercise Robyn is that simple one, and that was great about stretching now a lot of its simple movements to the body the fluid motion. So let's start out simply by to slanting those feet into the floor bend your knees just the tiny bit you got a nice little position for the back and that. And then the first thing we do simply to bring the hands or bow the head and hold that all the way though the finger tips you can fill the lengthening through the arms, but all the way through the trunk down into the flip area. That's your first basic stretch, and this time come down tough ways to rise and close up the hands you got a stretch across your back now for the shoulder to shoulder or across back and you hold back, then will we open up here is in same thing. The opposing muscle grip, so now we are stretching through the arm the biceps muscles, shoulder muscles picked all the chest muscles and that helps open up the front of the body. Robyn in his next stretch, I want to take your feet and just a little bit closer that before. And I simply want you to go ahead and start the flex positions. If lowering your hips half way down. Robyn Moreno: Okay. Leslie Sansone: And then slowly go right to your head, start you only can hangover that really all you are doing and allow your upper body to relax, let your head relax and the gravity even its takes the arms down and that's good. You feel that nice strong stretch in the back of the body and hold now. Walk your hands right and look up your legs and you just simply come up into the straight position wow and you can roll those shoulders back as right. Robyn Moreno: How about that? Leslie Sansone: That was a total body stretch. Yes, your whole body is engaged and we in simple movements we got to stretch all the major areas of the body. So it's a full body stretch in just few minutes. Robyn Moreno: You know how often shall I be stretching? Leslie Sansone: Twice a week minimum. Robyn Moreno: Okay. Leslie Sansone: You need to get that full body the full length pain and you get in pick those favorite exercise that you have and at least twice a week make a schedule, appointment with yourself to say this is my flexible this is important and you know what's great stretching is safe to do everyday. So you got the time and you want to do it consistently on a schedule you should go forward. Robyn Moreno: Leslie, thank you so much. Leslie Sansone: Thank you. Robyn Moreno: I love this stretch. For more fitness be sure and check out womansday.com. This video is presented by poise pads especially designed blue observed black core lacks in witness better than period only pads and locks in order, so you can work where you free. For more information visit poise.com.