Arm Rolls

Improves arm, shoulder and postural muscles.


  • Make this easier

    • Reduce the speed.
    • Keep the action simple to start, with arms in front of your body.
  • Make this harder

    • Increase range of motion.
    • Increase speed of movement.


Step 1

Begin rolling arms around each other, first forwards (away from your body), then backwards (towards your body), at waist height.

Step 2

Then raise them to chest height and repeat, then raise up to head height and repeat. Roll slowly, five times in each direction to start with.

Step 3

Avoid looking up when lifting arms above head.

Please Note

If you suffer from COPD, please do not have your hands above your head for more than 3 seconds.