For the month of March we are stretching our biceps muscles. The bicep has two “heads” that form into one single muscle belly, which lays between the elbow and shoulder joint. The biceps flexes the arm (bringing wrist to shoulder), helps abduct the shoulder (lift it away from your side) and rotates the forearm outward. It’s a muscle we commonly use and thus it can become tight. In fact, the biceps can be so tight that extending the arm fully straight is restricted. Our March stretches will help to loosen the arms.
For the first week in March we will be performing the Wall Clock Arm Stretch. In addition to the biceps, this stretch will also get into the chest and side muscles of the trunk. You will need a bit of wall space for this stretch. If you have a shoulder injury, please skip this week.
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