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Proper way to stretch the pectoral muscles?

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Asked by: Tonya Chase

Another simple way to stretch tight pectoral muscles is to do the previous move in a supine position.

  1. Lay on your back with your fingers interlaced behind your head.
  2. Draw both elbows down to the floor to open up your shoulders and stretch your pecs.
  3. Hold the stretch position for 15 to 30 seconds.
  4. Repeat 2 or 3 times.

How do you stretch your pectoral muscles?

You're going to step into the corner put one foot in front of the other kind of like a staggered stance. And then you're going to put each hand on one of the walls.

How do you loosen your pectoralis major?

Imagine. It must be a sponge you squeeze sponge in various areas and also stretch your arm forward and back swing your elbow a little bit like a pendulum.

What causes pectoral muscles to be tight?

Muscle strain is a common cause of tightness in the chest. Straining of the intercostal muscles, in particular, can cause symptoms. In fact, 21 to 49 percent of all musculoskeletal chest pain comes from straining the intercostal muscles.

What does a tight pectoral feel like?

Symptoms of tight pectorals include pain, poor posture and reduce range of movement of the arms and shoulders. If the condition becomes more severe, it may affect your sleep. Other common symptoms include: swelling/inflammation.