Stretch to Start

Daily Movement Prompts, Sunday, September 10, 2017 edition: Stretch to Start

So many movement types start with literal stretching. Runners stretch, dancers stretch, swimmers stretch… Nearly everyone has a warm up and stretch before starting their workout, movement, or activity. Have you ever considered figurative stretches as part of your starting routine?

What would be a “stretch” for you to accomplish or try? Would it be a stretch to start a specific yoga pose? weight lifting technique? hiking route? new dance move? repetitive muscle targets like pull-ups or squats or planks?

What movement do you have planned for today? What rest or recovery are you embracing? What would be the a stretch for you to start?