A Quick Recovery Workout for When Your Body Needs Some Extra TLC

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Crushing your workouts is awesome (go you!), but it’s also important to make time for active recovery. Not sure where to start? Try this 20-minute stretching workout the next time your body needs a little TLC.

This video is all about giving your muscles time to repair and increasing your flexibility and mobility. The workout will move through dynamic stretches and a mobility flow and then end with static stretching. All three forms of movement are important for active recovery, and recovering faster means getting back to your workouts ASAP so you can meet your overall goals. Sound good? Great. Hit play to get started.

To recap: All you need for this class is a comfortable space. Exercise mat optional.

Exercises:
Leg Swing
Standing Hip Circle
Balancing Hip Hinge Opener
Lateral Lunge
Windmill
Frog Pop
Thoracic Reach
Rockstar
Down Dog Hip Opener
Lying Hip Rotation
Piriformis Stretch
V-Sit Hamstring Stretch
Spinal Twist
Happy Baby
Stomach Spinal Twist
Child’s Pose
Lunge Hold
Cat Cow
Down Dog Hip Opener

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