Personal exercise program
Upper limb/body stretching (2)
Sit or stand. Forearms horizontally in front of you and palms together.
Push palms together for 5 secs. Relax.
Sit firmly on a chair, holding a stick with a wide grip.
Lift the stick up with your arms straight and extend your upper trunk at the same time. You can also put weights on the stick.
Sit. Support your hand on the chair with your fingers pointing backwards.
Turn your body towards the hand you are stretching and straighten your elbow.
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Stretching the back of your shoulder.
Put one arm across chest, hold at the elbow with palm of other hand. Back straight.
Hold stretch for
times (with both arms).
Hold to a point of discomfort, you should not feel pain. Breathe easily.