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Stretch Exercises

3. Back of Neck and Shoulder Muscles -
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. (front view)
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Sit or stand straight. Tuck chin in and down to chest. Keep chin down and try to pull head back. Hold six seconds, then relax and repeat on right side. Repeat sequence four times.

Stretching Exercises

  1. Neck Muscle
  2. Neck Muscle
  3. Back of Neck and Shoulder Muscles
  4. Back of Arm
  5. Shoulders and Pectoral (chest) Muscles
  6. Hamstring Muscles (back thigh)
  7. Groin
  8. Upper Hamstring and Buttock Muscles
  9. Quadricep Muscles (front thigh)
  10. Gastrocnemius Muscle (calf)

Donna Terbizan, PhD, Professor
Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
Julie Garden-Robinson, PhD, LRD, Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension Service