How to do: Open Arm Chest Stretch | Dynamic Stretch for Upper Body
Open Arm Chest Stretch is a yoga pose that helps to improve flexibility in the shoulders and upper back. It is a great pose for everyone, especially for those who spend a lot of time sitting or hunched over a computer, as it can help to counteract the negative effects of poor posture.
Equipment: No equipment
Level: Beginners to advanced
Works on muscles: Upper back, Chest, Hip flexors
O’Coach Free Tip
- Keep your spine straight
How to perform this stretch correctly:
Bring your both palms together
Slowly spread your arms sideways horizontally and repeat this movement a few times
Benefits of performing it daily:
Dynamic open arm and chest stretches can provide numerous benefits for the body and mind if performed daily. Here are some of the benefits of performing daily:
- Improves shoulders mobility and upper body flexibility
- Improves the capacity of the lungs
- Stretches the chest muscles
- Improves posture
- Calms the mind and reduces stress
Why It’s Important To Add To Your Routine?
Adding this exercise to your routine can help reduce tension and pain in the upper body, including the neck and shoulders. This is especially beneficial for people who spend a lot of time sitting in front of their computer screen, it’s important for you to incorporate these stretches into your workday to relieve tight and stiff muscles in the upper body. Stretching the arm and chest muscles can help alleviate discomfort and promote relaxation. All you need are two simple tools.
Adding this quick, 2-minute exercise to your routine with the O’Coach app can help counteract this hunching and promote better posture. We know working professionals find it hard to manage their workouts during their busy office hours. However, there is no need to worry now!! O’Coach assists you in managing your customized workout routine to perform during your hectic office hours. Overall, adding this stretching to your routine can help improve your flexibility, reduce tension and pain, and improve your posture, making it a valuable addition to any stretching routine.
2 mins Arm and Chest Stretch with O’Coach app:
Incorporate a 2- 5 mins Arm and Chest Stretch into your daily routine with the O’Coach app. To add this workout to your daily routine, you can create your own custom workout routine as per your needs or preferences or simply download the exercise.