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What stretches should I do after I walk?

Calf stretches. Anything else?

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Bmat

Asked by Bmat at 10:03 AM on Jan. 24, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Hey, I was going to say calf stretches. LOL!!! Thigh stretches, where you bend your knee grab your foot behind you and pull it toward you, and hip stretches, where you put your feet about shoulder length apart with toes turned slightly out away from your body and with hands on knees squat until you feel your hips stretching. And let's not neglect the torso, raise your arms up above your head and tilt to the right until you feel your side stretching and then the left.
    BUTTERCUP777

    Answer by BUTTERCUP777 at 10:37 AM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • Make sure you do stretches before you go on your walks, so that you're warming up your body.
    However, before or after you go on your walk any stretches from Pilates and Yoga excersises will do the trick.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 10:38 AM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • make sure you also stretch before!
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 11:03 AM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • Calf, hamstrings, inside thigh.....any muscle you can feel "tightening" should be stretched....you should also do the same stretches before you walk =)
    mainemusicmaker

    Answer by mainemusicmaker at 11:17 AM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • you should do it before u worked out
    mwood108

    Answer by mwood108 at 11:47 AM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • One you can do: Sit on the floor with your legs straight out in front of you. Lean forward and grab the arches of your feet. Pull your toes toward your body until a stretch is felt in your calf muscles (both legs of coarse) . Face the wall and stand about maybe 12-14 inches away from it. Extend one leg behind you, keeping both feet flat on the floor and your rear knee straight. Lean toward the wall until you feel tension in the calf muscle of the extended leg.


    kiansmom0423

    Answer by kiansmom0423 at 11:51 AM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • I stretch everything, calves, thighs, do some squats, etc, also bend to stretch back and neck.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 12:24 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • i agree, i stretch everything from arms, neck, back, down to butt, legs, etc... if nothing else it helps to keep me limber.
    asil

    Answer by asil at 7:14 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

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