Subscribe Now

* We promise to only email the best quality content for your better health

Trending Blog

Blog Post


Shoulder and Arm Overhead Stretch – Stretching For Tight, Sore Shoulders 

Shoulder and Arm Overhead Stretch can be performed anytime, anywhere, and by anyone. Anyone of any fitness level can perform this workout. Especially for people who spend long hours sitting at a desk, it is helpful for them to reduce tightness and discomfort in the upper body. In this blog post, we’ll introduce you to a shoulder and arm stretch that you can do right at your desk or in your office.

Equipment: No equipment

Level: Beginners to advanced

Works on muscles: Arms, Shoulders, Back and Spine

For additional videos see our fundamental exercises guide.

O’Coach Free Tip

  • Keep your arms straight
  • Feel the stretch in your shoulders and your sides

How to perform Shoulder & Arm Stretch correctly:

Step 1:

Inhale and raise your arms above your head

Tip: Keep your arms straight

Step 2:

Exhale and bring the palms to the chest

Tip: Feel the stretch in your shoulders and your sides

Benefits of performing Shoulder & Arm Overhead Stretches daily:

Spending a lot of time sitting at a desk can develop discomfort and tension in the shoulders and neck. Shoulder and arm stretching is a great way to relieve this tension and improve your overall flexibility. It has numerous potential health benefits:

  • Removes tension and pain
  • Enhances posture
  • Relieves muscle pain and stiffness
  • Improves flexibility and range of motion
  • Improves circulation in the shoulder joints and muscle

Also Read: Arm Rotations – Exercise To Stretch Your Shoulders Muscles

Why is it crucial to incorporate these stretches into your routine?

Whether you’re an athlete, office worker, or simply looking to maintain your physical health, shoulder and arm stretches are a valuable addition to any fitness or wellness routine. Especially if you work a desk job, by taking a few moments to stretch during your workday, you can improve your posture, feel more relaxed and comfortable at your desk. These stretches are easy to do, require no special equipment, and can be completed in just a few minutes. But to start with this routine all you need are two simple tools.

Your 2 mins time and The O’Coach app

Adding this quick, 2-minute exercise to your routine with the O’Coach app can help you remove tension and improves 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 custom workout app assists you in managing your customized workout routine to perform during your hectic office hours.

2 mins Shoulder & Arm Stretch with O’Coach app:

Incorporate a 2- 5 mins Shoulder & Arm Overhead 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.

Click here to check out the full detailed Shoulder and Arm Stretch exercise plan

Download now!
Know more

Related posts