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Cross Body Stretch

Exercise Tips

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

Cross Body Stretch

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.

  1. 1Bring one arm straight across your body at chest level. Use your other forearm to hold it in place above the elbow. Push your arm towards your body until you feel the stretch in your shoulders.
  2. 2 Hold for 10 seconds, then switch arms and repeat.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.