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Stretching the calf muscles

(1) Starting position

(2) Keeping your upper body straight, slowly bend forward

(3) Keeping your arms straight from your shoulders to your fingertips, bend down as far as you can

Instructions

(1) Assume the starting position and cross your legs over one another. Bend forward at the hip and try to stretch down as far down as possible towards the floor with your hands. (2) Perform the exercise slowly, making sure that your legs remain straight. (3) Stay in this position for 15 seconds and then switch legs.

 

Repetition: 3 x 15 seconds per leg

Objective

    • Stretch the calf muscles

    • Relax the Achilles tendon