INS T AN T Flex and de-stress

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - Body and Soul - - B+S | HEALTH -

WHY: Re­lieves ten­sion in your chest and shoul­ders, im­proves your pos­ture and in­creases cir­cu­la­tion. HOW: As­sume a kneel­ing po­si­tion, legs tucked un­der you. In­ter­lace your hands be­hind your head, then slowly lower your head back. Push your chest up and keep your el­bows point­ing out to the sides. SETS & REPS: Hold for 30 sec­onds. WHY: In­creases your spine mo­bil­ity, opens your chest and stretches your legs and hips. HOW: Lie on your back, legs ex­tended. Take your left hand to the side for bal­ance. Raise your left knee to your chest and use your right hand to draw it across your body. Turn your head to the left. SETS & REPS: Hold for 1 minute, then switch sides.

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