Towel Stretch

Towel StretchAREAS INVOLVED: Shoulder girdle, Triceps, Latissimus dorsi

While standing, drop a towel behind back.

Reach behind back with your other arm to

grab low on the towel. Pull down on towel

until a mild tension is felt in the upper arm

and shoulder. Hold for ten seconds.

Gently increase the pull on the towel until

slightly more tension is felt. Hold for ten


Repeat on the other side.

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Fitness Manual Table of Contents
  • Stretching & Flexibility Chapter
  • Strength Training Chapter
  • Stretch Examples Chapter
  • Acknowledgements
  • Appendices