How to do Chest Stretch

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Low Impact

Target Body Parts: chest, shoulders

Instructions

Start standing up tall with good posture, then interlace your fingers behind your back. Squeeze your hands together and lift your arms up behind you away from your hips. At the same time push your chest forwards and up to increase the stretch. Hold this position for the duration of the stretch

Keep your head in a good alignment with your back and looking straight ahead.

How to make Chest Stretch easier

If you are unable to interlace your hands behind your back, you can use a towel or a belt and hold it with both hands behind your back. As you flexibility improves you will be able to hold it with your hands closer and closer to each other until you will be able to interlace your fingers and no longer require the towel / belt.

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