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Neck Stretch Videos

Watch the neck stretching videos below to improve your neck flexibility and relieve tight neck and shoulder muscles.

Neck stretches are important for the flexibility and range of motion of the neck and shoulder muscles. Good neck flexibility allows for the unrestricted and pain free movement of the head and neck.

Sports that benefit from the neck stretches below include: Boxing; contact sports like Football, Gridiron and Rugby; Swimming; Wrestling.

Neck Muscles being Stretched


During the following neck stretch videos there are a number of muscles within the neck and shoulders that are stretched. Below is a comprehensive list of the anatomical muscle names involved in the following neck stretches.

  • Semispinalis Capitis and Cervicis
  • Spinalis Capitis and Cervicis
  • Longissimus Capitis and Cervicis
  • Splenius Capitis and Cervicis
  • Scalenus Anterior, Medius and Posterior
  • Levator Scapulae
  • Trapezius
  • Rhomboids
  • Platysma
  • Sternocleidomastoideus
  • Omohyoid
  • Sternohyoid
  • Sternothyroid

 

Neck Stretches