How to do the plow stretch

Instructions for plow:

Starting flat on your back with your arms at your sides, lift your legs and hips up toward the ceiling using your abdominals.
Straighten your legs so that your torso is perpendicular to the floor and then slowly lower your toes to the floor behind you with your legs fully extended.

What does plow help with?

Flexibility

What areas does plow exercise?

Upper Back, Lower Back, Neck, Shoulders, Hamstrings, Calves, Spine, Glutes

How is plow performed?

Floor

When should you avoid plow?

Vertigo, Dizziness, Pregnancy, Osteoporosis, Herniated Disc, Sciatica, High Blood Pressure, Heart Condition

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