Pec Stretch Techniques for Bodyweight Exercises

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Stretch Smart to Reverse the Effects of Rounded Shoulders and “Text Neck”

Pec Stretch in a Doorway: An Effective Technique for Flexibility

  1. Resting the palms on the doorframe while keeping the arms at a 90-degree angle. You should be standing up straight while inside the doorway.
  2. Step forward with one foot to feel the stretch in the chest. An active stretching process would include multiple repetitions of stretching, followed by relaxation by bringing the foot back. Be sure to not lean forward during stretching to ensure the body receives maximum benefit.

Pec Stretch On A Foam Roller: Iron Out Stress and Tension

Foam Roll: Pectoralis Stretch — Coury & Buehler PT
  1. Lie down on the roller. Keep your feet flat and arms stretched out to the side.
  2. Open up your arms to feel the stretch in the chest. Some choose to make large circles with the arms for a fuller stretch. Be sure to not force a large rotation if it feels uncomfortable.

What Types of Foam Rollers are Most Effective For Different Pec Stretch Techniques?

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