What is overhead stretch?

Overhead Stretch

Overhead stretch

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  1. Stand up straight with your feet shoulder-width apart. Or sit up straight in a chair.
  2. Looking straight ahead, raise both arms over your head. Reach up and back with your arms until you feel a stretch in your shoulders. Do not allow your head to tilt back.
  3. Hold for 15 to 30 seconds, then lower your arms to your sides.
  4. Repeat 2 to 4 times.

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