After all those push-ups and side-arm raises you do, I'm sure your shoulders and upper body could use a nice stretch. This one is really easy to do, and it targets your upper back instantly. All you need is a sturdy chair with four legs. If you're at work or sitting just on the couch, why not give this a try?
To find out how to do this stretch
- Sit on the very edge of a chair. Separate your feet so your knees are a little wider than your shoulders.
- Lean your torso forward and bring your arms inside your legs. Wrap your hands around your calves and try to reach your fingertips in front of your ankles.
- Use your hands to gently pull the torso though your legs to open your shoulders and stretch your upper back.
- Hold there for 30 seconds then lift your torso up to a seated position.