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Behind Back Chest Stretch

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your back flat
  • Do not push too far, just until you feel the stretch

Behind Back Chest Stretch

This exercise stretches your chest and requires no equipment to perform.

Muscle Group



1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Chest

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Chest

Starting Position: Stand with one foot in front of the other, about a foot apart, toes pointing forward.

  1. 1 Clasp your fingers together and reach your arms behind you until you feel the stretch in your chest. You will naturally lean forward slightly during the stretch as you extend your arms.
  2. 2 Hold the stretch for about five seconds, then return to starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.