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Rear Body Reach

Exercise Tips

  • Do not push too far, just until you feel the stretch

Rear Body Reach

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

Muscle Group

Deltoids (Shoulders)


1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Deltoids (Shoulders)

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Shoulders

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward and arms hanging straight down by your sides.

  1. 1 Reach one arm behind your back, bending your elbow at a 90 degree angle and grabbing your other straight arm at the front of your elbow.
  2. 2 Gently pull your arm away from you, pinching your shoulder blades together until you feel the stretch in your shoulders.
  3. 3 Hold for 10 seconds, then switch arms and repeat.
  4. 4 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.