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.