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4 Daily Stretches For Better Sleep

16/09/2021

Try these 4 daily stretches to achieve quality sleep!

1. Lower Lunge Stretch

  • This stretch aims to release tension in the hip flexors, glutes, and lower back.
  • Ensure that you keep the hips low and level with each other.
  • Hold for 5 breaths. Release and repeat on the other side.

Be sure to stop if you feel worsening pain as you are stretching.

2. Child’s Pose

  • Child’s Pose is perfect for tuning into your breath, relaxing the body, and reducing stress.
  • It also helps to relieve pain and tension in the back, shoulders, and neck.
  • Hold the stretch for 5 minutes.

Be sure to stop if you feel worsening pain as you are stretching.

3. Legs Up The Wall Pose

  • This is a restorative pose that helps to reduce tension in the back, shoulders, and neck while promoting relaxation.
  • Place a cushion under your hips for support and a bit of elevation.
  • Hold the stretch for 10 minutes.

Be sure to stop if you feel worsening pain as you are stretching.

4. Seated Forward Fold

  • This stretch helps to releases tension in the hamstrings and calves.
  • Try to engage your abdominal slightly to lengthen your spine, pressing your sit bones into the floor.
  • Hold the stretch for 5 minutes.

Be sure to stop if you feel worsening pain as you are stretching.

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