Stretching for better sleep

woman stretching after sleep

Stretching is an easy way to unwind from the day and get your body and mind in the mood for sleep. Here are four stretches to help you relax:

  • Forward Bend: Elongates the back, neck, and hamstring muscles, while increasing blood flow.
  • Cat Stretch: Releases back strain and massages the digestive organs.
  • Child’s Pose: Opens the hips, stretches the arms, and calms the nervous system.
  • Butterfly Pose: Stretches the thighs, knees, and hips. Bending forward releases lower-back tension.