Doorway Push

The doorway push exercise can be performed in a seated or standing position, ideally against the smooth inner edge of a doorway, working both arms together.

doorway pushAim to keep your hands flat against the doorway, with your arms either bent or straight, inhale and push against the door frame for 5 – 10 seconds prior to exhaling and resting the arms.
 
Can also be performed in a lying position and also with your hands pushed against the top of the door frame, however some people may have to squat down to do this, or simply be to short to reach the top of the door frame.

Take care that nobody accidently closes the door whilst you have your hands on the door frame.

By simply turning your palms around, you can work a variety of muscles around the shoulder joint.

If you find it uncomfortable on your hands, wrap a small towel around them to protect them against the frame.

Stretch and Warm Up before you commence any exercise and aim to finish with some good stretching to let your body and mind recover.

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