What are some arm and leg stretches?

What are some arm and leg stretches?

Arm and leg stretch

  1. Starting position. Kneeling on all fours, weight evenly distributed.
  2. Lift one arm and the opposite leg at the same time, stretching both limbs away from your body.
  3. Hold then lower slowly. Repeat with the other arm and leg. Repeat 3-5 times. Download this exercise as a pdf.

What are different leg stretches?

Examples of dynamic leg stretches include:

  1. Front to back leg swings.
  2. Sideways leg swings.
  3. Side lunges.
  4. Walking lunges.
  5. Lunge with rotation.
  6. Backward lunges.
  7. Toe pointers.
  8. Handwalks.

What are good stretches for horses?

Pick up the horses’ foot as normal and then gradually draw the limb forward supporting the fetlock joint and flexor tendons. Hold for 30 seconds and repeat 3 times on each leg. If your horse is snatching the leg back, reduce the amount of stretch and build up gradually each day.

What are good arm stretches?

12 stretches

  • Shoulder raises. While standing or sitting, and with your arms by your side and a straight back, slowly lift your shoulders up toward your ears.
  • Shoulder rolls.
  • Ear to shoulder.
  • Chin retraction.
  • Cross arm stretch.
  • Standing arm swings.
  • Standing arm lifts.
  • Wide-legged standing forward bend.

What are arm stretches called?

Triceps stretches are arm stretches that work the large muscles at the back of your upper arms.

How often should you do stretches with your horse?

Most horses are a lot smarter than you think when it comes to finding ways to “cheat the stretch.” 4) Most stretches can be performed up to 5 days a week on a healthy horse with the exception of tail pull stretches which should not be performed more than 4 days per week.

What are 5 arm stretches?

5 Good Yoga Stretches for Your Arms

  • Eagle arms (Garudasana arms) Share on Pinterest.
  • Reverse Prayer (Parsva Anjali Mudra) Share on Pinterest.
  • Cow Face Pose arms (Gomukhasana arms) Share on Pinterest.
  • Assisted side bend. Share on Pinterest.
  • Fingers up and down stretch. Share on Pinterest.

What are some arm dynamic stretches?

Arm circles Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and hold arms out to the side at shoulder height. Circle around your arms slowly, starting with small circles, working up to larger circles. Perform 20 circles. Reverse direction of the circles and perform 20 more.

What is side arm stretch?

Raise your right arm overhead and bend your upper body to the left in a reaching motion. Keep your upper body facing straight ahead—don’t twist it to the side as you bend. Make sure you feel the muscles gently stretch all along your side from your lower back up to your shoulder. Hold the stretch for 20 seconds.