How to: Breaststroke Arms
Primary Muscles Used:Shoulders, Rhomboids
Exercise Families:Transverse Extension
- Start by lying flat on your stomach on a yoga mat with both legs extended behind you, toes untucked. Rest your forearms on the mat on either side of your chest and rest your forehead on the mat. Draw your shoulder blades down and back and your belly button in towards your spine. Elevate your forearms off the mat slightly. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Set your T-zone. Exhale. While drawing your shoulder blades down and back, sweep your arms forward along the mat as far as you can.
- Inhale. Sweep the arms out to each side and in towards your torso to return to the starting position, ensuring that your forearms remain parallel to (in line with) the mat at all times. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.
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