Physical inactivity and sedentary work most often lead a modern person to chronic pain in the spine. Pinched nerves, muscle hypertonicity, spinal distortions, stoop – all this is the lot of the average office employee who does not engage in physical activity. For those who recognize themselves in this description, below are exercises for stretching the spine, which can be performed both at home and in the gym.
Downward facing dog or slide pose
This exercise allows you to stretch not only the spine but the entire back surface of the body, including the biceps of the thigh and lower leg. To perform the pose, you should become a plank and push your pelvis up, leaning on your palms and feet. The heels and chest should tend to the floor, thereby stretching the spine more.
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