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Stretch 8: Shoulder Stretch
Essential Shoulder Stretch for Relieving Repetitive Stress

Essential Shoulder Stretch for Relieving Repetitive Stress

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You have already stretched your shoulders a couple of times during this stretch program, but so much of the body's stress gets localized in the shoulders that they need some extra stretching.
  • Reach your arm across your chest with your upper arm close to your collar bone.
  • Take your other hand and grab the crossed arm's elbow.
  • Pull your arm closer to your body and stretch your shoulder.
  • Now do the other shoulder.
  • Repeat a couple of times.

This stretches the back side of the shoulder from the shoulder blade around to the upper arm.

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