How do you stretch your inner abdominal oblique?

How do you stretch your inner abdominal oblique?

How do you stretch your inner abdominal oblique?

One great stretch for the Internal Oblique is the over head lateral bend, which we did last week for the External Oblique. While standing raise one arm up and over your head as you lean to the opposite side (of the raised arm) without lifting the hip. Hold for 10-15 seconds, then repeat on the other side.

How do you stretch sore obliques?

Cross one foot over the knee of the opposite leg. Then hold the knee to your chest, or push off of it using your elbow, and rotate to the same side as the raised knee. Hold for 10-15 seconds then switch sides. Another stretch to elongate the External Oblique is to do a lateral bend.

What muscles are used in oblique stretch?

Muscles: Transversus Abdominis, Gluteus Maximus, Rectus Abdominis & Erector Spinae muscles Method: Resting on your hands and knees look upwards and let your lower back drop.

How do you stretch your rectus femoris?

With something under the knee for comfort, kneel on one knee with the otherfoot out in front with knee at 90 degrees, grab the foot with the hand on the same side of the body and pull heel in towards buttock to feel a stretch from the hip down through the front of the thigh.

How do I heal my oblique muscle?

Here are some treatment options that will help ensure a speedy recovery.

  1. Cold therapy. Performing cold therapy as soon as possible can help to relieve bleeding, pain, and swelling.
  2. Heat therapy.
  3. Over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers.
  4. Compression.
  5. Rest.
  6. Exercise.

How do you rehab a pulled oblique?

Apply ice to the affected area for 5-10 minutes at a time three to five times per day. Make sure to wrap the ice in a thin towel to prevent ice burn. The ice will help to minimize swelling and pain in the affected areas. It will also work to limit potential bleeding within the injured tissues.

Why are my obliques so tight?

People who lead a more sedentary life tend to have tighter obliques as, when we sit, the spine becomes stuck in flexion, obstructing the obliques and reducing mobility.

How long do oblique strains take to heal?

Typical recovery time While some mild oblique strains can be resolved in just a few days, severe strains can require surgery with a recovery time of 3-4 months.

What does oblique pain feel like?

The hallmark symptom of an oblique strain or tear is a sudden, sharp pain near the rib cage, Brown says. You may also experience: Stiffness, especially in the morning. Aching.