The muscles and stabilizers that sit around our shoulder joint can get tight and make movement challenging. Injury happens when we continue training with tight muscle groups. Warming up and stretching after workouts is crucial. If you struggle with arthritis, sit and type at a computer all day, have a shoulder injury from the past that still sneaks up on you, or just need ideas to loosen up the upper body try these exercises to help you feel more limber.
Here is a quick shoulder warm-up I do before I lift weights or teach a class!
- 5-10 reps and 2-3 sets of each movement will make sure your shoulders are ready for work
Here is a great post workout stretch. Hold each arm 20 seconds and repeat 3-4 times.