How to do Power Circles

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Normal

Target Body Parts: upper back, chest, shoulders


In a standing position with your feet at hip width and arms starting by your sides, lift your arms back, out and around to make big forwards circles with both arms at the same time. After four circles in a forwards direction, stop and change the direction of your arms so that you are making big backwards circles. Do four of these and swap directions again after every 4 circles for the duration of the exercise.

Stand with good posture during this exercise, so aim to keep tall with a straight spine and your head sitting on top of your shoulders. Avoid throwing your head forwards.

How to make Power Circles easier

Try our Chest Expander, Arm Circles and Vertical Arm Rotations as ways to get your arms moving in circles in a smaller range of motion before having a go at these Power Circles.

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