We’re all a little tight when we get out of bed in the morning, especially with the change of season and cooler air coming in through our windows. Stretching in the morning can help to open you up, loosen up your muscles and get you going for a great day.
Choose gentle stretches and listen to your body’s cues with how the stretches are making you feel. Don’t push the stretches to the point of being uncomfortable (it’s important to never push it harder than is comfortable for the sake of avoiding injury).
Start your day with these five stretches, and modify the moves to best suit your body’s needs: