Seated Pull

Tandem Leaning: Tandem Stretching & Strengthening

  • Read the introduction.
  • Sit facing your tandem partner with the bottoms of your feet on the bottom of your partner's feet.
  • Link hands with them, kick your feet down into the ground, squeeze your thighs together, and lean away from them as they do the same.
  • Pull their arms toward your body as they kick down into the ground, squeeze their thighs together, and lean away from you.
  • Continue to kick your feet down into the ground and squeeze your thighs together while leaning away from them as they pull your arms away from your body.
Tandem Partner Stretching Tandem Partner Stretching
Tandem Partner Stretching Tandem Partner Stretching

Reciprocal Lean: Isometric, Concentric, and Eccentric Contractions

Isometric Your medial hamstrings and arms are isometrically contracting as you and your partner kick down into the ground, squeeze your thighs together, and lean away from each other.
Concentric Your arms are strengthening as you pull their arms toward your body.
Eccentric Your arms are resistance stretching as they get pulled away from your body.
Reciprocal The same holds true for your tandem partner.
 

Physical
Benefit of
Stretching:


Flexibility determines how well you move and improves your posture.