shoulder stretch focuses on keeping the shoulder flexible in overhead
movements (above horizontal), and stretches large upper back muscles
(latissimus dorsi). Keeping these areas flexible helps the rider
with unrestricted arm movements and maintaining balance.
or kneeling, grab right wrist with left hand behind the
right wrist behind head and stretch to the point of tightness.
Hold for 10 to 30 seconds.
with opposite side.
this because it prepares the beginner for shoulder movements
above horizontal, ( unexpected falls). One note of caution though:
anyone with shoulder problems (impingement syndrome) should
check with their health care providers before trying this stretch
! The overhead motion could aggravate the condition.