Duration :

5 min

Level :

beginner

Equipment needed :

- None

Benefits :

- Mobility and flexibility

- Breathing control

- Posture

Discipline :

cool down

This short cool-down sequence, designed for people with cystic fibrosis, will include a few stretches to take advantage of your muscles being warm, while lowering your heart rate slowly and safely after your workout. Take these few minutes to give your body some TLC and enjoy the relaxation.

Exercises:

  • Head rolls
  • Shoulder rolls
  • Quad stretch
  • Overhead stretch
  • Forward fold
  • Child's pose
  • Upper back stretch
  • Chest stretch
  • Side stretch
  • Tricep stretch

Natalie's tips for this session:
"Focus on taking deep breaths, expanding into your belly, sides of your chest and back. Think about sending your breath to the area that you are stretching and enjoy the sensation of opening through your body."

This session is suitable for:
Anyone comfortable standing and then lowering to a mat on the floor

Benefits of this session include:

  • Posture
  • Mobility and flexibility
  • Breathing control
  • Injury prevention
  • Opportunity for your body to 'cool down' safely after exercise

Equipment required:

  • Exercise mat

Instructor : Natalie Goodchild

Qualification: Level 3 Personal Training
Area of expertise: Cystic Fibrosis
Connection to the condition: Natalie has cystic fibrosis

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