Upper Body Intense - Advanced

Intense stretch routine to increase flexibility in upper body.

Exercises:

  • Triceps stretch

    triceps stretch

    Sit or stand in the basic position. Bend one arm, place it behind your neck, put your hand on the spine and align elbow straight up. Grasp the stretching elbow with the opposite hand gently and squeeze arm backward.

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  • Back of shoulders stretch

    back of shoulders stretch

    Start from a sitting or standing position and extend one arm in front of the body. Grasp arm using the other arm's hand. Forward with chest and move the straight arm towards the chest.

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  • Straight back stretch

    straight back stretch

    Start from a kneeling position, lean forward your upper body and reach arms forward. Place the the stomach on your knees, relax and breathe deep breaths to stretch the back muscles.

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  • Shoulders and chest stretch leaned forward

    shoulders and chest stretch leaned forward

    Fold your hands behind your back, tighten your abdominal muscles and press chest forward. Keep shoulders back and move the hands and arms away from your body to stretch the chest and shoulder muscles. Bend your legs slightly, dropping upper body, back straight. This exercise also stretch the hamstrings legs.

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  • Lying shoulders and chest stretch

    lying shoulders and chest stretch

    Lie on your stomach, fold your hands behind your back, tighten your abdominal muscles and press chest forward. Keep shoulders back and move the hands and arms away from your body to stretch the chest and shoulder muscles.

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  • Cat stretch

    cat stretch

    Kneel on all fours and arch your back to lengthen the spine. Tuck the tail. Breathe deep breaths and relax a bit more with every breath.

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  • Back twist stretch

    back twist stretch

    Stand with feet wide apart, sit back with knees and feet pointing outwards. Sit back and place the hands on your knees. Rotate upper body and turn one shoulder in the direction of other side's knee.

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Upper Body Intense - Advanced is 1 of 60 stretch routines in Poworkout Stretch. Available for iPhone and iPad.

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