How to do Apple Picker

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Low

Target Body Parts: triceps, biceps, shoulders


Keeping head up and spine straight, reach up as far as you can with one hand. Alternate arms, this is a great exercise to open the chest, and shoulders. It is important to time your breathing with exhaling as you raise your arms and inhale as the arms come down.

How to make Apple Picker easier

This exercise can also be done seated.

How to make Apple Picker more challenging

This exercise can be done in a low squat position, or as you raise your arm you can also raise your opposite knee. Also check out our vertical arm rotations exercise.

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