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Standing Lateral Stretch 101 Video Tutorial

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Standing Lateral Stretch
Standing Lateral Stretch

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Lats

Secondary Targets

None

Execution

Isolation

Force Type

Core

Required Equipment

Body Weight

Fitness Level

Beginner

Variations

None

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The standing lateral stretch is an exercise targeting the latissimus dorsi, or lats, muscles. It is a simple stretch that can be performed with or without weights. To perform the standing lateral stretch with weights, hold a pair of dumbbells at your sides with your palms facing inward. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your knees slightly bent. Slowly raise your arms out to the sides until they are parallel to the floor, then lower them back down. Repeat this movement for 10-12 repetitions. To perform the standing lateral stretch without weights, simply stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your knees slightly bent. Slowly raise your arms out to the sides until they are parallel to the floor, then lower them back down. Repeat this movement for 10-12 repetitions.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

EQUIPMENT

Body Weight

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Beginner

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