Laying Reach

Laying Reach

Teaching Points

  • Lay on your back with your legs straight and arms above your head
  • Stretch yourself out as far as you can
  • Hold for between 10 and 30 seconds

Variations

  • Perform whilst standing up

Muscles Stretched

  • Most muscles of the arms, stomach and legs

 

Latissimus Dorsi Stretch

Latissimus Dorsi Stretch

Teaching Points

  • Stand upright with your arms above your head
  • Reach up as high as possible
  • Hold for between 10 and 30 seconds

Variations

  • Perform one arm at a time
  • Latissimus Dorsi Stretch II

Muscles Stretched

  • Latissimus Dorsi

Related Injuries

  • Back muscle strain