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Doorway Pectoralis Major Mobilization

Alternately stretch and contract the pectorals with the help of a doorframe.


Stand in a doorway and reach out to one side. With your elbow trapped against the doorframe, step forward slightly with the leg on the stretch side, and push your shoulder on the stretch side forward and down. Hold for a few seconds, and then contract the muscle by stepping away and pressing your hands strongly together.

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