Overhead Arm Raise Exercises

This exercise will strengthen your shoulders and arms. It should make swimming and other activities easier.


1. You can do this exercise while standing or sitting in a sturdy, armless chair.

2. Keep your feet flat on the floor, shoulder-width apart.

3. Hold weights at your sides at shoulder height with palms facing forward. Breathe in slowly.

4. Slowly breathe out as you raise both arms up over your head keeping your elbows slightly bent.

5. Hold the position for 1 second.

6. Breathe in as you slowly lower your arms.

7. Repeat 10-15 times.

8. Rest; then repeat 10-15 more times.

Last modified on 25/07/2015
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