Accomplishing a fitness goal takes dedication, commitment and hard work. To get the results that you want you have to eat the right foods on the right schedule and you have to maintain a regular workout routine that includes cardio, strength and flexibility training. Working out and eating well must become an integral part of your life, because being fit is a lifestyle not a destination. Injuries do happen and soreness does occur though and when these situations are threatening your success, you should know these stretches to relieve sore arms.
Relieve Sore Shoulders
In order to relieve sore arms and shoulders sit or stand straight up and cup your left elbow with your right hand. Lift your left elbow and gently pull it across your chest towards the right side of your body, while keeping your back in alignment with the rest of your body. Hold this position for thirty seconds, you should feel a bit of tension in your left shoulder. Slowly remove the hold and allow your shoulders an opportunity to relax. Repeat the process with your right arm.
In order to achieve the maximum stretch and relieve sore arms this stretch should be completed for no less than ten repetitions on each arm.
Relieve Sore Triceps
To relieve sore arms and triceps sit or stand straight up and lift your left arm above your head. Bend it so that your left hand is behind your head and reaching down towards your back. With your right hand, gently pull back against your left elbow. While you hold this position for thirty seconds you should feel a your left tricep stretching. Slowly remove this hold and allow your arms an opportunity to relax. Repeat these moves with the right arm.
To relieve sore arms and triceps these stretches should be done at least ten times per arm.
Relieve Sore Biceps
Your biceps tend to do a bit more heavy lifting than your triceps and therefore may be more used to it causing less tension. But they can still become sore and to relieve the soreness there is a very simple but effective solution. To complete this stretch begin with both of your arms out on each side so that they are level with your shoulder. Begin with your palms facing forward and slowly rotate your arms until your palms are facing behind you. Do not lower your arms during this exercise. You should feel a stretching in both biceps although it is not uncommon for one side to stretch deeper than the other. Hold this position for thirty seconds and then allow your arms to relax.
Complete at least ten sets of this stretch in order to relieve sore arms caused by tension in your bicep.
Relieve Sore Forearms
Until a problem occurs, forearms are often forgotten about as an area that can hold tension and thus needs to be stretched. That’s why it’s so important to stretch your forearms before anything happens, so that no injuries occur. To relieve sore arms caused by your forearm try this stretch. Start by extending your left arm out in front of you with your palm facing down. Bend your wrist back towards you and use your right hand to pull against your hand to increase the stretch on your forearm flexor. Hold for thirty seconds before releasing. Next bend your wrist down towards the floor and use your right hand to pull against your hand to increase the stretch on your forearm extensor.Hold this for thirty seconds and then allow your arm to relax. Repeat with your right forearm.
To make sure to get a good stretch and relieve sore arms caused by your forearms make sure to complete this set of stretching at least ten times.
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