Exercises are those things that form a part of our everyday life. If they are not a part of our everyday life they cannot provide the necessary outputs that are expected out of them. There are many exercises that must be done every day to get relieved from stress accumulated in the muscles and bones. There are other exercises that strengthen our body increasing our body metabolism and burning the excess calories accumulated in the body. There are separate exercises for men and women. Exercises for women have mild variations to suit their subtleness and anatomy. Exercises men do vary from that of women and are of rigorous in nature to suit their masculine nature.
Here Are 10 Stretches Every Man Should Do Daily:
1. Stretch Out Your Spine
Clasp both your hands behind your head standing straight on a flat surface. Bend down and touch your knees with both your elbows at the same time. Rise properly. Again stand straight. Repeat this 12 to 15 times. This will provide complete stretch to the spine in particular while relieving joint pains in the hip and leg areas
2. Deep Knee Bends
Men usually care for a masculine body structure. They are so enamored about their body structure that they do work out muscle toning exercises. Deep knee bend is one such exercise that works out the quadriceps, hip flexors and butt. Stand erect with your hands on the hips shoulder apart. Sit down on your toes. Get up. Do this as many times as possible till you are no more able to do it.
3. Calf Raises
Manly calves denote masculinity and are pointers to the regular exercises done by men in a proper manner. Stand straight on a mat with legs just less than shoulder apart. With both the hands left loose on your sides, rise on your toes and hold for a few seconds. Then come to the normal position. Raise and release back as many times as possible.
4. Push Ups
This must be done in a sitting posture. Sitting down on your butt with your leg fully stretched, place both your hands by the side of your body a little behind and at shoulders width. Lift both your fully stretched legs and till your body forms a boat shape. By increasing and decreasing your hand’s position kept on floor by your side to work out more number of muscles.
Dips are exercises that effectively work out your hand as well as hip muscles while stretching your legs and spine fully. Sit on the floor. Join both your legs in a fully stretched out position. Lift them and place on a slighter higher surface. Balancing on your hands kept behind you lift and balance yourself completely on the hands. Repeat as many times as possible
6. Leg Raises
Sit on the floor. Join both your legs in a fully stretched out position. Lift them holding together and quickly form a ‘v’ shape. Hold on for some time and get back to the original position. Repeat as many times as possible to work out your body muscles in a complete manner. This is a good workout for the abs muscles
7. Bicycle Crunch
Lie stretched out flat on the ground. Lift the top portion of your body to touch the right knee with your left elbow holding both your hands behind your head, Repeat it with the other side. Do as many times as possible. This works out the complete set of abs muscles in your body
8. Arms Stretching
Stand erect on a plain surface Lift both your hands. Bend your right hand and touch the top portion of your back while parallel touching the elbow of the bent hand with the other hand from the top of the head. Repeat this action with the other hand. Repeat this as many times as possible.
9. Hamstrings Stretch Out
Stand with both your legs stretched at least to four feet away from each other. Catch hold of your ankles by bending carefully. Remain in the position for a few seconds. This completely works out the Hamstrings relieving you from any pain in the same
10. Lower Back Stretch
Stand erect on foot. Bend back to the maximum extent possible holding the back side of your hips with both the hands. This works out lower part of the back as well relieves any pain the area.