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Ball Arm Stretch

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  Primary Muscle Group: Upper arms and shoulders

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise:

Preparation: Sit tall on the ball with your feet on the floor. Hold the band in your right hand and raise your hand overhead.

Execution: Bring the top of your right arm near your right ear. Bend your elbow and bring your right palm toward your shoulder blade and give yourself a pat on the back. Now, bring your left arm and hand behind your back from below and grasp the band. Hold this great stretch for 20-30 seconds and breathe normally. If you can, slowly take up more and more of the band as you bring your hands closer to each other to take that stretch a little deeper. Switch arms and repeat.

Comments: Remember to keep your shoulders relaxed, away from your ears and your spine long.

Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:

  • Arm Curl - Hammer Strength
  • Ball Dumbbell Concentration Curl
  • Band Curls
  • Dumbbell Curl
  • EZ Bar Curl
  • PowerBlock Dumbbells