Kneeling Chest Stretch

Kneeling Chest Stretch


This exercise involves kneeling on the ground and stretching the chest muscles by placing the hands on the ground and leaning forward. It helps to improve posture and relieve tension in the chest and shoulders.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Kneeling Chest Stretch Instructions

  1. Begin by kneeling on the ground with your knees hip-width apart and your toes pointed behind you.
  2. Place your hands on your lower back with your fingers pointing downward.
  3. Slowly lean back, pushing your hips forward and arching your back.
  4. Hold this position for 15-30 seconds, feeling the stretch in your chest and shoulders.
  5. Slowly return to the starting position and repeat for 2-3 sets.

Kneeling Chest Stretch Form & Visual

Kneeling Chest Stretch

Kneeling Chest Stretch Benefits

  • Relieves tension and tightness in the chest muscles
  • Improves posture by opening up the chest and shoulders
  • Increases flexibility in the chest and shoulders
  • May help alleviate upper back pain
  • Can be done anywhere without equipment

Kneeling Chest Stretch Muscles Worked

  • Pectoralis Major
  • Pectoralis Minor
  • Anterior Deltoids
  • Coracobrachialis

Kneeling Chest Stretch Variations & Alternatives

  • Standing Chest Stretch
  • Doorway Chest Stretch
  • Seated Chest Stretch
  • Wall Chest Stretch
  • Corner Chest Stretch