The seated chest stretch focuses on the upper torso and stretches the pectoral and anterior deltoid muscles. The Seated Chest Stretch can be performed as a developmental stretch and should be held for an initial 6 to 10 seconds and then take the stretch further for another 30 seconds.
Body Part and Muscle Group
The Chest Stretch focuses on the upper torso. The Pectoral and Anterior Deltoid muscles are stretched.
- Starting from a seated position.
- Place both hands into the small of your back.
- Push your shoulders towards each other until the stretch is felt.
Progression: Push elbows closer together.