Standing Reverse Shoulder Stretch
This exercise involves standing with your arms behind your back and interlocking your fingers, then lifting your arms up and away from your body to stretch your shoulders and chest. It helps to improve posture and relieve tension in the upper body.
Standing Reverse Shoulder Stretch Instructions
- Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms at your sides.
- Reach your right arm across your chest and place your left hand on your right elbow.
- Gently pull your right arm towards your left shoulder until you feel a stretch in your right shoulder.
- Hold the stretch for 15-30 seconds.
- Release the stretch and repeat on the other side.
Standing Reverse Shoulder Stretch Form & Visual
Standing Reverse Shoulder Stretch Benefits
- Relieves tension and tightness in the shoulders and upper back
- Improves posture by opening up the chest and shoulders
- Increases flexibility and range of motion in the shoulders
- Can help alleviate headaches and neck pain caused by tension in the shoulders
- Can be done anywhere without any equipment
Standing Reverse Shoulder Stretch Muscles Worked
- Rotator cuff muscles