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Activity: Unilateral reaching/lengthening exercise

Reach

Summary:

A simple mobility exercise that addresses multiple areas of connective tissue (muscle, tendon, ligament, fascia) tightness.

Description:

  • start in a standing position
  • shift your weight, very subtly, to one side.
  • reach the same side hand up to the ceiling without adding any significant side bend to the movement.
  • imagine creating the greatest distance between the heel of the foot to same-side "heel" of the hand.
  • hold for 5-6 seconds
  • repeat as instructed

Tags: reaching, side, lengthening, shoulder, mobility, reach, mobilization, thorax, trunk