Overhead Triceps Stretch

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Overhead Triceps Stretch

Target Body Part:

Equipment Needed:
No Equipment

Step 1

Starting Position: Stand with feet hip-width apart and roll your shoulders down and back. Reach your right arm to the ceiling keeping your shoulder down away from your ears. Bend your right elbow placing your right hand toward the middle of your back with your palm facing your back. Reach your left hand to the ceiling and place your fingers on your right arm, just above the elbow. Apply light pressure to deepen the stretch.


Step 2

Hold the stretch position for 15-30 seconds. Repeat for 2-4 repetitions; try to stretch a little deeper each repetition.

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