Deltoid Stretch - Preparatory Stretching

The deltoid stretch focuses on the shoulders and stretches the deltoid and tricep muscles. The Deltoid Stretch can be performed as a preparatory stretch and held for 8 to 10 seconds.

Deltoid Stretch Muscle Body Map

Body Part and Muscle Group

The Deltoid Stretch focuses on the shoulders. The Deltoid and Tricep muscles are stretched.

Deltoid Stretch


Starting from a normal standing position.

Bring your arm horizontally across your body.

Keep a little bit of flex in the elbow.

With your other arm, place your hand on the back of the upper arm and pull the arm across the body.

Progression: Apply more pressure to stretched arm.

Alternative: Upper Back Stretch.

Deltoid Stretch

Suggested Exercise Equipment

The following fitness products are suggested for this exercise:

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