Self-Isolating? Try these stretches at home!

We all know how important staying active is for our overall health and well-being. Whether that’s cardio exercise, lifting weights, stretching, or a combination of all three, there are clear physical, mental, and emotional benefits. The more we move, the better off we’ll be. If you find yourself stuck at home or working from home, try out this mobility routine.

This routine is meant to move each of the major joints of the body throughout their ranges of motion. It’ll help keep you from feeling tight and stiff and can be a great way to warm-up before a workout.

It starts with spinal movements and works out towards upper and lower extremity movements. This routine helps incorporate movements that are commonly neglected to help keep each joint fluid and mobile.

Stay loose, stay mobile, and stay active with this routine that can easily be performed 1-2 times per day in less than 10 minutes!

Dr. Ryan Donahue was born and raised in Sioux City, IA. He attended the University of Iowa where he received a bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Physiology before graduating Magna Cum Laude from Northwestern Health Sciences University as a Doctor of Chiropractic. Dr. Donahue is a Certified Provider of Active Release Technique, RockTape kinesiology tape, and SMART Tools (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization). He has also had extensive post graduate training in various treatment and rehabilitation approaches that include McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS).

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