The Fix: Lengthens the spine and stretches back muscles.
How to Do It: Starting in Child’s Pose, grab heels with the hands and pull forehead toward knees, placing top of the head onto floor. Keep hold of heels and inhale, lifting hips up towards the ceiling. Roll onto the crown of the head and press your forehead as close to the knees as possible. Draw your belly in and focus on using your core strength to rise.
Why It Works: “Because it also releases the neck muscles, too, [rabbit pose] can help with moves requiring better shoulder mobility," says Kelly. Think overhead movements with weight — like overhead squats and presses.Back to top