This exercise can help with everyday activities. It can also help improve posture and reduce tension in the shoulders/chest.
Start with ten slow, gentle repetitions.
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With your arms relaxed by your sides, elbows soft, raise shoulders up and begin to circle them slowly up, back and round.
Feel as if you’re squeezing your favourite fruit with your shoulder blades.
This will encourage you to open your chest and keep your shoulders open.
Avoid tensing or arching your back when completing this movement.
Finish with an open chest and relaxed shoulders.