Today, I’m going to discuss the importance of forearm stretches for office workers and you.

Sure, we know the value of stretching, but it’s the smaller muscle groups that can create the greatest stress.

This is especially true if you are an office worker or someone in a sedentary job.

Let’s take a look an easy yet effective stretch for your forearms.

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Forearm Stretches

Sometimes the most simple yet effective actions are what we tend to overlook easiest and the most…

So pay close attention to the stretches I have for you from last week and this week.

Maybe you aren’t an office worker and you don’t spend much time in a sedentary desk job or using a computer…

That’s ok because flexibility training has great value in everyone’s lives.

If you are a hardcore fitness enthusiast, you may grip a lot of weights throughout your workouts.

This gripping causes lots of tension on the forearm, wrists, and hands…

So last week and this week has some value in your workout routine.

Try throwing these stretches in between each set performed or after your workout as you are cooling down.

How to Do Stretch Your Forearm Muscles

Forearm Stretches

  1. Extend your arm towards a wall with your palm faced up just below shoulder level.
  2. Slowly flatten your palm against the wall with your fingers pointed down and the inside of your elbow pointed up.
  3. Hold the stretch for 30 seconds, slowly take the tension off, then sink right back into position.
  4. Stretch both arms equally.

If this stretch is new to you, start with your hand lower on the wall, so the tension is not as great.  Remember that a stretch should be uncomfortable at worst never painful.

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Let me know how you do with this simple stretch by leaving a comment below.

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Till later,

-Dale


Disclaimer

You should consult a qualified medical professional before starting this or any other health & fitness program.  As with any exercise or diet program, if at any time you experience any discomfort, pain or duress of any sort, stop immediately and consult your physician.  The creators, producers, participants, advertisers and distributors of this program disclaim any liabilities or losses in connection with the exercises or advice herein.  Any equipment or workout area that is used should be thoroughly inspected as free of danger, flaw or compromise, ahead of use and the user assumes all responsibility when performing any movements contained in this blog.

 

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Dale L. Roberts

My name is Dale Lewis Roberts and I'm an American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer, Certified, with an ACE specialty certification in Senior Fitness. Since beginning my personal training career in 2006, I have earned numerous certifications in personal training, yoga, nutritional coaching, among others. I have worked with hundreds of clients with a variety of health & fitness goals.

While my greatest passions are health & fitness, writing and reading, I also love to spend time traveling with my wife, watching pro wrestling and playing guitar. I currently reside in Columbus, Ohio, with my wife, Kelli, and our rescue cat, Izzie.
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