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Stretching

        Health | Exercise

Chest Stretch

Sitting at a desk all day or driving a lot promotes a tendency to become rounded through the shoulders. The chest stretch helps to open the chest and stretch the muscles in that area.

Step 1

Sit tall, with body lifted through the spine and ankles crossed. Place hands behind the head, elbows pointing forward.

Step 2

Move the elbows to the side and press them back to stretch and open through the chest. Hold for 30 to 60 seconds, then release. Repeat once.

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