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5 Essential Mobility Stretches for IMPROVED PERFORMANCE and FLEXIBILITY

Mobility stretches are an essential part of any fitness routine. They help to increase flexibility, reduce muscle tension, and improve range of motion, which can lead to better performance in a variety of activities. The following are some of the best mobility stretches to include in your routine.


Hamstring Stretch

Sit on the floor with your legs straight out in front of you. Slowly bend forward at the hips, reaching towards your toes. Hold the stretch for 30 seconds and release. Repeat on the other side.


Quad Stretch

Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Bend your right knee and bring your heel towards your glutes. Hold onto your ankle with your right hand and hold the stretch for 30 seconds. Release and repeat on the other side.


Shoulder Stretch

Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Bring your right arm across your chest and hold it with your left hand. Hold the stretch for 30 seconds and release. Repeat on the other side.


Chest Stretch

Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Place your hands behind your head and push your chest out. Hold the stretch for 30 seconds and release.


Hip Flexor Stretch

Start in a lunge position with your right foot forward and your left knee on the ground. Keep your right knee bent and push your hips forward. Hold the stretch for 30 seconds and release. Repeat on the other side.


It's important to keep in mind that stretching should be done when the muscles are warm, so it's best to do them after a light cardio warm-up or after a workout. It's also important to ease into the stretches and not push yourself too hard. If you feel any pain, stop the stretch immediately. Incorporating these stretches into your routine can help improve your mobility and overall fitness.



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