Both the Latissimus Dorsi (Lats) and the Triceps muscles attach to the upper arm.
Perform this Lat and Tricep Stretch by standing upright with your hand behind your neck and your elbow pointing upwards. Then use your other hand to gently pull your elbow up.
This is the 8th of our Top Static Stretches Series of posts. Stay tuned for the more great articles on Stretching and Flexibility. * Note to always warm up before performing static stretches. It is important to hold each stretch for a minimum of 30-60 seconds for full benefit.*
Lucette., & Clark, C. (2008) NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training (p. 139-171)
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