When in doubt, stretch it out — especially after weight work. This quick side arm stretch is a great reset and helps elongate your back and arm muscles, while keeping them pliable.
Duration: 30 seconds, per side
- Cross one arm in front of your body, palm in.
- Take your other arm and fold it up so it’s hugging your elbow.
- Hold, then switch arms. No sweat!
Tomorrow: You can do it, put a squat into it.
Kelly Aiglon is a lifestyle journalist and brand strategist with a special focus on health, beauty, and wellness. When she’s not crafting a story, she can usually be found at the dance studio teaching Les Mills BODYJAM or SH’BAM. She and her family live outside of Chicago and you can find her on Instagram.