How to do Back Scratch

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Low

Target Body Parts: biceps, upper back, shoulders


Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and bring one arm up and across, over your opposite shoulder. Then hold the back of your elbow with your opposite hand and push the eblow back as if you are trying to scratch between your shoulder blades on your back. Then switch sides and do this for a series of repetitions. Keep your back straight and breathing normal. This exercise is excellent for loosening up tight shoulders and chest muscles.

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This exercise can be done seated.

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