Rear Shoulder Stretch


  • Place one arm across your upper chest as shown in the picture.
  • Use your other hand to pull your elbow closer to your body. You should feel a stretch in the rear and side deltoids.
  • Hold stretch for 20-30 seconds, then repeat with the other arm.


  • If you feel any discomfort in your shoulder, discontinue this exercise.
Primary muscles Lateral delts Posterior delts
Secondary muscles