Forearms, Hyperstrike Exercise Videos

Seated Forearm Flexor Stretch

Muscle Groups
  • Forearms
Purposes
  • Stretches wrist and forearm muscles

Overview

The seated forearm flexor stretch stretches the muscles of the wrist and forearm. Wrist flexibility is very important in aikido and other activities where the wrist could be bent and injured. The seated forearm flexor stretch can be performed anywhere.

Description

  • With the right elbow bent at your side, turn the palm up.
  • Cup the right palm with your left hand.
  • Using the left hand, gently press the right palm forward and downward while straightening the right elbow.
  • Repeat with the opposite side.

Mistakes

  • Hunching forward
  • Elbow not fully locked
  • Shrugging

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