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Arm Circles

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Type: Stretching Main Muscle Worked: Shoulders Other Muscles: Traps Equipment: None Mechanics Type: Isolation Level: Beginner Sport: NoForce: Push
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Arm Circles Guide

Main Muscle: Shoulders

  1. Stand up and extend your arms straight out by the sides. The arms should be parallel to the floor and perpendicular (90-degree angle) to your torso. This will be your starting position.
  2. Slowly start to make circles of about 1 foot in diameter with each outstretched arm. Breathe normally as you perform the movement.
  3. Continue the circular motion of the outstretched arms for about ten seconds. Then reverse the movement, going the opposite direction.

Tip: Ten second movements equal one set and each circle equals one repetition.

Variations: As you get stronger you can use some light resistance.

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Apr 17, 2015 10:19 AM: Because I sit at a desk all day, this exercise is important to me. I set my timer for 60 minutes and at the end of each interval I do 200 arms circles. So, by the end of the day, I've done over 1,000. I can feel that my shoulders are stronger. I really get a lot of benefit from this very simple...+See More

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Aug 21, 2014 4:45 AM: its just great

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Jan 7, 2014 5:16 PM: Great for beginners and warm ups.

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Nov 19, 2013 7:35 AM: 1st early morning stretch from last night late night work out; feeling it work

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Aug 11, 2013 10:55 PM: It's excellent before working out and before sport practice.

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May 13, 2013 8:29 AM: Drill Sergeant made us do 200 two-count arm circles. Great exorcise, love it!

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Apr 16, 2013 10:15 PM: Yoga is great stretching...

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Nov 28, 2012 1:27 PM: good

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Sep 17, 2012 6:45 PM: It is an excellent warm up exercise. I do A variation of above my head, to the sides (like the video), The in fornt of me (ala zombie. FELL THE BURN!!!

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Aug 9, 2012 7:50 AM: Good warmup/stretch

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