Insomnia is a situation where one finds it difficult to fall asleep Studies that about 1 out of 3 Americans suffers from insomnia. However, there are simple stretches that can help one to fall asleep easily. According to Healthline, 5 bedtime stretches can help you get a good night's sleep. In this article, we will discuss 5 bedtime stretches you should be doing if you want to experience good sleep:
The first stretch that is recommended before bed is the spinal twist. This improves spinal mobility. This is very important if you have a hunched back or work over a desk. You can do this stretch on the bed. However, you should not be too hard on your stretches
The second stretch that is recommended before bed is the head rolls. This is a simple stretch that can be done sitting or standing up. This stretch can be done to release neck tension. This can be done in a relaxed position while breathing in and out.
The third important stretch recommended for a good night's sleep is neck stretches. The key to a good night's sleep is to release neck tension. Neck stretches don't only relieve neck tension it also relaxes the shoulder. As such it is important to always be involved in neck stretches.
The fourth most effective stretch that is good for your body is the bear hug. Doing this before bed can relieve discomfort in the shoulder blades. However, when doing this try not to overstretch yourself as it may lead to a lack of sleep.
Seated Forward Bend
Last but not least is fitted forward bend. This also is a very effective way of stretching your entire body. This stretch works your spine, back, and hamstrings. This can help improve mood and bring peace when about to sleep.
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