The confinement days have changed our daily lives and with it, we have stopped carrying out our daily activities. Children and young people have drastically reduced the time that, in a normal situation, they spent in walking, playing or practicing a sport, among others.
Flexibility is a key tool that can help improve the quality of life of our little ones these days, because it allows the joints improve their mobility, which facilitates the correct performance of other exercises and prevents injuries.
In this way, at Gymnastics Camp we want to offer tools to the children so that they can exercise in the best possible way and, at the same time improve their well-being during these days of quarantine.
Here you have are some stretching exercises that help improve and maintain flexibility:
- Downward Facing Dog: This pose is known in yoga. It is good for working the upper legs and shoulder muscles. Works the hamstrings, glutes, deltoids, triceps and quadriceps. By repeatedly performing this pose, we help increase the shoulder’s ability to move and allow us to move our legs more freely.
- The Warrior: This exercise helps us improve hip mobility, keep our legs and glutes activated and improves our balance.
- Triangle Pose: This exercise helps with flexibility and improves the movement capacity of muscles such as the lats, glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps and internal obliques. This means that we will feel more agile around the upper legs and on the sides of the torso.
- Spinal Twist of Two Knees: This exercise is great for giving you more mobility through your core and trunk, we can improve the flexibility of your pecs, abs, back muscles and trapezius muscles.
- Butterfly Stretch: This pose works the muscles of the hip, buttocks, back, and thighs, which helps us increase your mobility and flexibility in these areas, if we do frequently.
- Puppy Extended: This exercise focuses on the buttocks, back muscles and shoulders, allowing us freer movement in these areas, if we do regularly.
It is very important to warm up five or ten minutes before performing the recommended excercises. Also, it is advisable to maintain each posture between ten to fifteen seconds, managing a deep and frequent breath, and trying to stretch a little more with each inspiration, but never reaching the point of pain. You should feel the tension of the muscle, but avoid forcing it excessively.
Rhythmic and artistic gymnastics allow us to achieve great levels of flexibility, that is why at Gymnastics Camp we make special emphasis on performing stretching exercises every day, hand in hand with qualified professionals.
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