NHS Strength and flexibility: tricep stretch 

The NHS Strength and flexibility podcast series helps you get fit without the expense of a gym or fitness trainer. Featuring Laura from the NHS Couch to 5K programme, these podcasts talk you through a series of equipment-free exercises to improve your strength and flexibility. In the videos accompanying the podcast series each exercise is demonstrated. In this clip, Laura shows you how to do a tricep stretch

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Transcript of NHS Strength and flexibility: tricep stretch


To get into position, stand tall with your feet shoulder width apart.

Bend your left arm and reach for the back of your left shoulder,

keeping your left elbow next to your head.

Use your right hand to gently push your left elbow back.

Keep both shoulders down, neck straight and chin up throughout the move.


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