Shoulder and Arm Overhead Stretch – Stretching For Tight, Sore Shoulders
Shoulder and arm overhead stretches can be performed anytime, anywhere, and by anyone. Anyone of any fitness level can perform these stretches for the upper body. Especially for those glued to their desks all day, it is helpful for them to reduce tightness and discomfort in the upper body.
Equipment: No equipment
Level: Beginners to advanced
Works on muscles: Arms, Shoulders, Back and Spine
How to perform Shoulder and Arm Stretch correctly:
Inhale and raise your arms above your head
Tip: Keep your arms straight
Exhale and bring the palms to the chest
Tip: Feel the stretch in your shoulders and your sides
O’Coach Free Tip
- Keep your arms straight
- Feel the stretch in your shoulders and your sides
What are the benefits of performing these upper body stretches daily?
Prolonged sitting at a desk can develop discomfort and tension in the shoulders and neck. These upper-body stretches are a great way to relieve tension, improve your shoulder flexibility and many more:
- Enhances your posture
- Relieves your muscle pain and stiffness
- Improves your flexibility and range of motion
- Strengthens your upper body
- Improves your circulation in the shoulder joints and muscle
Why is it crucial to incorporate these upper body stretches into your routine?
Whether you’re an athlete, office worker, or simply looking to maintain your physical health, upper body stretches are a valuable addition to any fitness or wellness routine. Especially if you work a desk job, taking a few moments to do these stretches during your workday can improve your posture, and help you 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 these quick, 2-minute upper body stretches to your routine with the O’Coach app can help you remove tension and improve 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. To add this workout to your daily routine.