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Upper Body: Bicep Stretch

 

Muscles Used: Biceps (Mid Upper Arm)

Equipment Needed: None

 

Instructions:

  1. Stand up straight, with knees slightly bent.
  2. Place feet hip distance apart.
  3. Make sure toes are pointing forward.
  4. Keep shoulders even as you complete this stretch.
  5. Lift your arms to the side, shoulder height, forming a 90-degree angle between the arms and body. This forms a letter "T" position.
  6. Rotate your wrists, so your palms face behind you.
  7. Feel the stretch in your biceps (see photo).
  8. Inhale (breathe in) through your nose, and exhale (breathe out) through your mouth, as you complete this stretch.
  9. Hold stretch for 30 seconds.

Bicep Stretch

 

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