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.
Body Part and Muscle Group
The Deltoid Stretch focuses on the shoulders. The Deltoid and Tricep muscles are stretched.
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.
Suggested Exercise Equipment
The following fitness products are suggested for this exercise: