5 gymnastics stretches for kids

Easy stretching exercises for children –

Stretch yourself beyond what you think is possible.

A gymnastics is a form of exercise that is best learnt young. It makes you more flexible and helps your body stay young significantly.

1. Quadricep stretch –

  • Activates your quad muscles.
  • Increases flexibility.
  • Relieves muscle soreness.
  • Increases your short-term range of motion.

2. Bhujangasana or the Cobra Pose –

  • Strengthens the spine
  • Soothes sciatica
  • Stimulates abdominal organs
  • Therapeutic for people with asthma
  • Strengthens the lungs, abdomen and shoulders

3. Triceps Stretch –

  • Increases your range of motion.
  • Improves flexibility.
  • Prevents tight muscles.
  • Boosts circulation.
  • Loosens connective tissue.

4. Knee Lunge –

  • Strengthens and tones your body.
  • Increases muscle mass.
  • Corrects your alignment and symmetry.
  • Helps improve balance.


5. Warrior pose 2 –

  • Stretches your hips, groin and shoulders.
  • Improves balance and provides stability.
  • Improves respiration and circulation.

In Conclusion –

All these stretches are easy to do and have long-lasting benefits for your body. Parents and children can do this exercise together as a great bonding