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LOOSENING

A safe and effective alternative to stretching.

To properly lengthen your muscles DO NOT turn the power above first sensation, meaning as soon as you feel anything from the FLEXDOCTOR, stop. Only do 5 repetitions of each movement.

HAMSTRINGS


Stand with your feet 6 to 8 inches apart. Push your glutes as far back as you can while reaching your palms to the ground.

LOWER BACK


Stand with your feet 6 to 8 inches apart. Keep your feet planted in place and twist your torso to each side as far as you can.

UPPER BACK


Standing upright, lift your arms straight above your head. Stand with your feet 6 to 8 inches apart. Keep your feet planted in place and twist your torso to each side as far as you can.

NECK


Standing or sitting up straight while keeping your torso still, look to the left, right, up, and down as far as you can.

SHOULDERS


Standing upright with your shoulders relaxed, raise your arm straight out infant of you and bring up behind your head.

QUADS


Do a squat while keeping your knees directly above your ankles, your thighs parallel to the ground, and your back as straight as possible.

HIP FLEXORS


Standing upright, lift your knee up straight infant of you until your thigh is parallel to the ground. Keep your feet flexed so they are also parallel to the ground. Alternate left and right legs.

GLUTES


Cross your arms over your chest and push your hips as far as you can to the rear. Squeeze your glutes to pull yourself back up. 

GROIN


Stand with your feet about an inch apart and pointed out to each side. Bend your knees, keep your back straight, and go as far down as you can.

IT BAND


Stand with your feet about an inch apart and pointed out to each side. Bend your knees, keep your back straight, and go as far down as you can.

CALVES


Standing straight up, lift yourself onto the ball of your foot while keeping you weight evenly distributed throughout that area. Lower yourself back to the ground.