How to Do Squat to Overhead Reach Stretch Dynamic
The squat to overhead reach stretch dynamic should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.
If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the squat to overhead reach stretch dynamic.
Beginning Squat to Overhead Reach
Keep your hands close to your body in front of you in an athletic posture (feet shoulder-width apart; knees slightly bent).
Squat to Overhead Reach Movement
1. Raise your arms over your head while flexing your hips until your knees are at 90 degrees.
2. Keep your weight on your heels and your arms broad over your head.
3. Extend your hips until you are upright, then return to the beginning position with your arms.
Squat to Overhead Reach Benefits
It strengthens the entire kinetic chain, from the feet to the shoulders.
It's a coordination option for athletes that require a more substantial base.