This stretch involves the posterior deltoids, but particularly the triceps. It is important to breathe in well and breathe out during the movement. The exercise does not require any equipment and can be done at home or in the training room. It is ideal to do this after a workout including elbow extension movements.

Body Parts

  • Shoulders
  • Triceps
  • Triceps Brachii
  • Deltoid


  • Point the flexed elbow towards the ceiling.
  • Place the other hand on the elbow.
  • Keep the back straight.
  • Keep the head aligned with the body.


  • Attempt to bring the elbow towards the back.


Do not go to the point where there is pain in the shoulder. Remember to stretch the other side.