Figure of 8
Mobilises wrists, shoulders and arms. Improves co-ordination.
Start with five gentle repetitions to each side.
Make this easier
- Reduce range of motion.
- Start with only the hands/wrists.
- Reduce the pace.
Make this harder
- Increase range of motion.
- Increase the speed.
Arms and shoulders relaxed, imagine drawing a figure of 8 on its side.
Ensure the action remains fluid.
Avoid leaning too far to the side if you’re completing the movement seated.