6 Stretches That'll Change Your Life (Or at Least the Way You Sleep)
Forget about white noise and wine to put your mind at ease before bed. These stretches are fit to give you the best night's sleep ever
Extended Cone StretchTo begin this stretch, Beckett-Wilson suggests starting in the standing position with equal weight on both feet. Take a deep breath in, then exhale as you extend your arms out to the side and up into the air to meet above your head. With your hands over your head and feet planted firmly on the ground, take a deep inhale, and as you exhale, bend your body to the left side. Hold this position for a breath, and then go to center to inhale again, and exhale as you bend your body to the right side and hold for a breath. Repeat four times on each side for maximum benefit.
"The deep breaths help clear your mind of distractions and helps you focus on mindful body motion," says Beckett-Wilson.
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