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Forward fold is an amazing way to open the hamstrings help the low back decompress the spine/neck strengthen the feet and ankles and stretch the caves - when done correctly. Unfortunately when its done wrong it can lead to hamstring pulls/tear low back pain/injury and even neck problems. Because there is a goal in this posture (aka touch the ground) many people cheat by dumping or rounding into the low back. This increases the risk injury. ..
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Yoga pose for hips, shoulders and posture: Warrior 1 - Start in warrior 1, and then bring the torso forward. When you can't go forward anymore, lift the arms up. Intend to press the palms together (this will be difficult for people who are really tight in the shoulders and chest), and exhale the shoulders away from the ears. #WhatAreHipFlexors #FitnessPrograms
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Do you have back pain, headaches, insomnia, grogginess, and tight hips?Want to open your body, get better backbends, relax away tension, and find more energy all at once? Save this for sure or tag a friend that needs it! Time to open your body with gravity (and help with that back pain). This will work even better if you are feeling stressed tight, or like you are always in a rush. This will open your chest, back, arms, front body, legs, neck, and heart space. Thanks for sharing @roxanne_yoga #i