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Lucky 13, Stretches to prepare you for most sports.

Summer brings with it a whole new range of sports.  If you are like me you like to be out in nature and enjoying some of the finer weather. However these sports bring new challenges for the body.  So to help you reduce your chance of injury I thought I would show you my lucky 13. These 13 stretches help prepare your back, neck, and arms for the challenges that summer sports can bring.

Hi I am Dr Ryan from Seaman Chiropractic in todays video I will show you 13 quick stretches the will help prepare you for the summer sport season, be them water sports, cricket, tennis or golf these will help loosen you up and reduce your chance of injury while partaking in your sport of choice.

 

  1. Childs Pose (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  2. Spine figure 4 (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  3. Twisting figure 4 (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  4. Adductor openers (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  5. Wide legged forward bend (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  6. Psoas lunge with Lat Stretch (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  7. Gluteal stretch (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  8. Seated Twist (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  9. Baby foot Grab (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  10. Trap Stretch (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  11. Pectoral Stretch (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  12. Bicep stretch (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)
  13. Triceps Stretch (hold for 30 seconds to 3 minutes)

With all these stretches, they should be brought to the point of discomfort not pain, and held.  Down load the PDF of these stretches here Lucky-13-Stretch-sheet.pdfour watch the video on our website www.seamanchiropractic.com.au

I trust you found this video helpful please like and share it with your friends and family.  If you happen to still find yourself injured or pulling up worse for wear after participating in your favourite sport, you may need a consult to find the underlying issues.  If that is you please call our office on 08 8584 7011 and book a consult with one of our Chiropractors.

As always the information contained in these videos does not take your personal circumstances into account. The advice given is of a general nature and is not meant to replace the advice of your healthcare practitioner.

 

 

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