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Weight Lifting for Women


Side to Side Warm-up Stretch for Women
Prepare your core muscles for weight lifting by doing this side to side warm-up stretch for women. Remember to hold each stretch for several seconds to get the full benefit of the movement.

Assume starting position as shown, knees slightly bent with hands on hips.

Step 1
Assume starting position as shown, knees slightly bent with hands on hips.

Stretch down toward right foot by bending at waist, hold 5 to 10 seconds.

Step 2
Stretch down toward right foot by bending at waist; hold 5 to 10 seconds.

Stretch to center, hold 5 to 10 seconds.

Step 3
Stretch to center; hold 5 to 10 seconds.

Stretch to other side, hold 5 to 10 seconds.

Step 4
Stretch to other side; hold 5 to 10 seconds.

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