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Chest Opening and Closing Mobilization

Spread your arms wide — a classic “good morning” stretch — and then collapse and give yourself a hug.


This exercise duplicates a familiar natural stretch that most of us do automatically in the morning or after getting up from a lot of sitting: spread your arms way back and lift your chest up. Now, to turn it into a mobilization, simply reverse the movement: reach your arms strongly across your chest and go “hunchbacked.”

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