Squat to Overhead Reach Stretch Dynamic

STRETCH

How to Do

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

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).

Movement

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.

4. Repeat

Benefits

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.

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