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Stomach Stretch Videos

Watch the stomach stretching videos below to improve your stomach flexibility and relieve tight abdominal muscles.

Stomach stretches are important for the flexibility and range of motion of the stomach and abdominal muscles. Good stomach flexibility allows for the unrestricted and pain free movement of the stomach, abdominals and lower back.

Sports that benefit from the stomach stretches below include: Basketball and Netball; batting sports like Cricket, Baseball and Softball; Boxing; contact sports like Football, Gridiron and Rugby; Golf; Hiking, Backpacking, Mountaineering and Orienteering; Ice Hockey and Field Hockey; Ice Skating, Roller Skating and Inline Skating; Martial Arts; Rowing, Canoeing and Kayaking; Running, Track and Cross Country; running sports like Football, Soccer, Gridiron and Rugby; Snow Skiing and Water Skiing; Surfing; Walking and Race Walking; Wrestling.

Stomach Muscles being Stretched
During the following stomach stretch videos there are a number of muscles within the stomach and abdominals that are stretched. Below is a comprehensive list of the anatomical muscle names involved in the following stomach stretches.

  • External and Internal Intercostals
  • External and Internal Obliques
  • Transversus Abdominis
  • Rectus Abdominis
  • Quadatus Lumborum
  • Psoas Major and Minor
  • Iliacus

 

Stomach Stretches