This stretching exercise mainly involves the flexor of the trunk such as the iliopsoas. It is often used in yoga sessions. This exercice help to improve the range of motion.
- Rectus Abdominis
- Hip Flexors
- Lay stomach down on the floor.
- Place the hands on the shoulders.
- Push with the arms while keeping the pelvis against the floor.
- Look forward.
Never go so far as to cause pain or pressure in the lower back. Never lift the shoulders. Do not do this exercise if enduring a herniated disc.