Weight Loss: 12 Easy Stretches to Start Your Day

Interlace your fingers and then extend your arms straight out in front of you with your palms facing forward, lowering your head and rounding your shoulders until you feel a deep stretch in your upper back.

Keeping your core engaged, reach your right hand overhead as you bend sideways to your left, allowing your left hand to slide down your leg until you feel a deep stretch in the right side of your torso.

Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart, shoulders relaxed, and fingers interlaced behind you.

Raise your right arm across your body at chest level and hook your left arm around it above your right elbow. Use your left arm to draw your right arm toward your chest


Bend your elbow and bring your right palm between your shoulder blades as you extend your right arm above.  Grab your right elbow with your left hand and slowly pull it left to stretch.

Keeping your back flat, core engaged and legs straight, hinge forward at your hips and reach for your toes until you feel a deep stretch in your hamstrings (if you can’t grab your toes, hold onto your ankles 

Bend your right knee and lift your right foot behind you, grabbing the top of your foot with your right hand. 

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