Here’s one of my favorite stretches. I really like this stretch because it hits a lot of things at once and it focuses on areas that usually need it. I basically combined a stretch created by Gray Cook and Brett Jones with some ingenuity from Kelly Starrett and Mike Boyle. I’ll call it the Super Bretzel.
The bretzel was created by Gray Cook and Brett Jones. Check out their video:
It’s touted to be an excellent exercise to create thoracic spine mobility but really it does much more. The brettzel also works on your hip flexors, quads, and hip musculature. If you’re a fan of Thomas Meyer’s work, the Brettzel helps mobilize the fascia within the Spiral Line in the body and all of the musculature that runs with it to help create the serape effect.
Here it is in action:
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Go tie yourself in knots,
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