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Stretch and Flex Exercise #57
Armhook Combo
  first picture of armhook combo 1 stretch
  • Sit up with your legs crossed
  • Keep a straight back, with your ear, shoulder, and hip lined up
  • Have a slight pelvic tilt
  • Take a deep breath in, exhale as you begin the stretch
  • Your arm is straight across your chest at shoulder height
  • Keep your thumb pointing up
  • Hook your opposite hand underneath and above your elbow and pull inwards towards your chest
  second picture of armhook combo 1 stretch
  • Continue to breathe slowly and deeply, exhaling as you extend the stretch
  • Keep your shoulders, hips, and knees pressed down
  third picture of armhook combo stretch
  • Slowly lift your arm straight up, keeping it on the same side and reach up as high as you can

 

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