Today we teach you how to effectively stretch the latissimus dorsi muscle which is the long muscle that connects your armpit to your lower back.
Target: To stretch the long Latissimus Dorsi muscle which connects your armpit to your lower back.
Step 1: Use a chair or table to extend your arms and hands on. Drop chest through arms
Step 2: Side bend lower back and buttocks away from side of stretch as you extend
Step 3: Reach with the hand of the stretching side, repeat slowly 10 times
Exercise recommendation by Kate Pallett and Sara Croker
Physio in photo: Kate Pallett
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** Please note it is highly recommended you seek advice from a physiotherapist before commencing any stretching exercise if you experience pain.