Mobility

Wall Reach

The Wall Reach is a simple exercise that focuses on improving the flexibility and strengthening the muscles of your upper back, shoulders, and neck. It involves reaching up vertically against a wall which helps in extending your range of motion and correcting posture. This exercise is especially beneficial for people who spent long hours sitting or dealing with postural problems.
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Wall Reach instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand up straight with your back against a wall.
2
Reach your arms straight out in front of you at shoulder height.
3
Raise your arms up, keeping them straight, until they touch the wall above your head.
4
Hold this position for a few moments.
5
Lower your arms back down into the starting position and repeat for the planned number of reps, ensure your back is always pressed against the wall.
Stand up straight with your back against a wall.
Reach your arms straight out in front of you at shoulder height.
Raise your arms up, keeping them straight, until they touch the wall above your head.
Hold this position for a few moments.
Lower your arms back down into the starting position and repeat for the planned number of reps, ensure your back is always pressed against the wall.
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