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Jumpstart Your Mornings with this 5-Minute Mobility Routine

Posted by Jay Maryniak on
Jumpstart Your Mornings with this 5-Minute Mobility Routine

Are you looking for a simple yet effective way to start your day with energy and focus?

In this blog post, we'll cover a 5-minute mobility routine that will not only get your blood flowing but also help you feel more flexible and ready for the day ahead.

This routine is inspired by a YouTube video called "DO THIS EVERY MORNING to start your day strong!" which you can find here.

Let's dive into the step-by-step guide for this quick and easy morning workout. 

  1. Pike Stretch

Start with a wide stance, point your toes forward, and keep your legs as straight as possible.

Hang your arms and let your lower back open up, relaxing your neck. Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth.

Shift side to side, reaching towards one side, keeping your leg straight, and feeling the stretch in your hamstring and lower back. Switch sides and repeat.

  1. Spider Lunge Stretch with T-Frame

Bring one foot high to the outside of your hand, with the other knee resting on the ground.

Feel the stretch in your hip flexor and groin area.

Post on one arm and drop your forearm as close to the mat as you can, then open up your other arm as far back as possible into a T-frame.

Do this several times, then switch sides and repeat.

  1. Hip-to-Hamstring Stretch

Get into a lunge position, keeping your hips neutral and glutes engaged.

Lean forward, then sit back onto your heel, straightening your front leg and reaching for the floor to stretch your hamstring.

Alternate between hip flexor and hamstring stretches several times, then switch sides and repeat.

  1. Child's Pose to Cobra

Start on all fours and sit back onto your heels with straight arms, trying to touch your forehead to the mat.

Then, move forward, dropping your hips and looking up towards the ceiling.

Alternate between child's pose and cobra pose several times to finish up your mobility session.

Conclusion:

This 5-minute morning mobility routine is an excellent way to kickstart your day, get your body warmed up, and improve your overall flexibility.

By incorporating this simple routine into your daily life, you'll find yourself feeling more energized and ready to tackle whatever challenges the day brings.

Give it a try, and don't forget to let us know how it works for you in the comments below!

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