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Total Body Stretches

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How to Do Full Body Stretches

The full body stretch makes use of an exercise ball to help achieve full extension from head to toe. This exercise strengthens the back.

Step 1

Start by sitting on appropriate sized ball.

Step 2

Walk your legs forward and stretch your hands up overhead as you support your body on the ball.

Step 3

Hold stretch for 10 to 15 seconds.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lottie Olson is a nationally certified personal trainer with 10 years of experience in fitness and personal training. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh with a B.S. in Exercise Science and Fitness Management.

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