Forearm Pronator Stretch

Forearm Pronator Stretch


This exercise involves stretching the forearm muscles responsible for pronation (turning the palm down). It is done by extending the arm straight out in front of the body, with the palm facing down, and using the other hand to gently pull the fingers back towards the wrist.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Forearm Pronator Stretch Instructions

  1. Stand or sit with good posture.
  2. Extend your arm in front of you with your palm facing down.
  3. Use your other hand to gently pull your fingers back towards your wrist until you feel a stretch in your forearm.
  4. Hold the stretch for 15-30 seconds.
  5. Release the stretch and repeat on the other arm.
  6. Repeat the stretch 2-3 times on each arm.

Forearm Pronator Stretch Form & Visual

Forearm Pronator Stretch

Forearm Pronator Stretch Benefits

  • Helps to improve flexibility and range of motion in the forearm muscles
  • Reduces the risk of injury in the forearm and wrist
  • Relieves tension and tightness in the forearm muscles
  • Can improve grip strength and dexterity
  • May help to alleviate symptoms of conditions such as tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome

Forearm Pronator Stretch Muscles Worked

  • Forearm pronator muscle
  • Wrist flexor muscles

Forearm Pronator Stretch Variations & Alternatives