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.


Step 1

Arms and shoulders relaxed, imagine drawing a figure of 8 on its side.

Step 2

Ensure the action remains fluid.

Step 3

Avoid leaning too far to the side if you’re completing the movement seated.