Category Archives: Stretches

Stretches – Yoga Spinal Twist Stretch Combinations

Here are a few yoga exercise combinations that you could try. Remember you’ll need good mobility in the ankle, knee, hip and spine to perform this and you may need to do other stretches in my playlist prior to this.

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Stretches – Glute Stretch Variations

How to perform the beginner stretch: Start by lying down on the floor, bring one knee across the body with the opposite hand gently pushing down on the knee The head should be looking away with the hand on the floor keeping the shoulder on the floor. How to perform the advance stretch: Start by…

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Stretches – Forearm Stretch Variations

How to stretch the front of the forearm (flexors): Standing – using the opposite hand to pull the hand back with a straight arm Floor or chair – with the arms straight, the palm of the hand on the floor/chair and the fingers facing towards you Wall – slowly reach the hands higher with the…

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Stretches – Golf Warm Up

Variations: Twisting with feet wide apart Twisting in a staggered stance towards the leg that’s in front Twisting in a staggered stance towards the leg that’s in front – top hand underhand grip reaching diagonally across (135 degrees) How to perform this stretch: Start by standing with a golf stick, bar or even a broomstick!…

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Stretches – Standing Shoulder & Upper Back

How to perform this stretch: Start by standing next to a wall or anything similar that could be used for this stretch Place the outside of the hands on the wall with the arms straight Either with one leg back or both legs together, gently lean the body forward to raise the shoulders What if…

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Stretches – Squat Hip Opener Stretch

How to perform this exercise: Start in a deep squat position keeping the chest up With the weight of the body over one foot, with the opposite foot look to twist the knee in and out as much as possible When twisting, look to keep on the toe When twisting out, look to use one…

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Stretches – Pec Stretch

How to perform this stretch (depending on the variation): Have the opposite foot slightly in front to mimic a throwing position Keep the chest up and shoulders back when performing this exercise Ensure the arm is twisted outwards Common mistakes include: The shoulder turning inwards and moving forwards. Keep the shoulder back! Variations: Elbow Bent…

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Stretches – Plantar Fascia Stretch Combinations

Combinations: Tennis ball self-massage Standing Stretch How to perform the standing stretch: Start by standing next to a wall or anything similar that could be used for this stretch Have the legs staggered so that one leg is in front and that the toes are facing forward Gently lean forward with the body, bending the…

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Stretches – Hip Flexor Stretch for Golfers

How to perform this stretch: • You’ll need a stick to begin with. Any will do, even a broomstick! • Start by kneeling on the floor with one leg in front of the other so that you feel a slight stretch with the back leg • Optional: Use a pillow for the back knee •…

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Stretches – Hip Flexor Stretch

How to perform this stretch: • Start by kneeling on the floor with one leg in front of the other so that you feel a slight stretch with the back leg • Optional: Use a pillow for the back knee • Ensure that the heel doesn’t lift when you push the front knee forward Variations:…

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