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Banana Stretch 101 Video Tutorial

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Banana Stretch
Banana Stretch

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Lower Back

Secondary Targets

Execution

Isolation

Force Type

Pull (Bilateral)

Required Equipment

Body Weight

Fitness Level

Beginner

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The banana stretch is a back stretch that helps to relieve tension in the lower back. It is also known as the seated forward bend or the reclining twist, To do the banana stretch, sit on the floor with your legs extended in front of you. Bend forward at the waist and reach your arms toward your toes. You can also extend one leg out to the side and reach for your toes with the opposite arm. Hold the stretch for 30 seconds to 1 minute, then release, The banana stretch is a good way to relieve tension in the lower back and improve flexibility. It is also a good way to cool down after a workout, Here are some tips for doing the banana stretch, Start by sitting on the floor with your legs extended in front of you, Bend forward at the waist and reach your arms toward your toes, You can also extend one leg out to the side and reach for your toes with the opposite arm, Hold the stretch for 30 seconds to 1 minute, then release, Repeat the stretch on the other side.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

EQUIPMENT

Exercise Ball

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Exercise Ball

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

EQUIPMENT

Roller

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Beginner