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Extended Side Angle Stretch - Left Hand Up

Description

  • From the Boxer III position, reach up with the rear hand and drop the lead hand down to the inner side of the thigh. Rest the elbow on the inner side of the knee.
  • Ensure that the spine is aligned with the rear leg, head facing upwards.
  • Lift the inside of the feet.
  • Gently clench the rear hand and rotate to hold a Jab. Keep the wrist straight, look through the knuckles. Stretch upwards.
  • Keep the lead hand off the ground, by the front ankle.
  • Open at the chest and gently press the elbow on the inner side of the knee to stretch at the hips. Deepen the hip-fold.
  • Engage the core and lengthen the spine.

 

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