Take 5 to Innergize

Arm Stretch

Arm Stretch


Stretches shoulders and arms, increases circulation to upper body, improves energy, releases tension.


  • Step 1: Sit forward in your chair, legs at 90 degrees, feet flat on the floor.  Pull in your abdominal muscles, roll your shoulders back and down, and lift your chest up.  Ensure your neck is straight, with your chin slightly tucked.
  • Step 2: Reach your right arm straight forward, then all the way over to the left side, thumb facing up.  Take your left arm underneath your right arm, then bend your left arm and point your fingers straight up, palm facing toward you.  Reach through your right arm, and squeeze your left arm in toward you.  You should feel a stretch in your arms and shoulders.  Stay here for 3-5 breaths.
  • Step 3:Release and repeat on the other side.  After you are finished, shake out both arms and return to work.