Front Cross Overs

Front cross overs are a good exercise to work the muscles of your shoulders, namely your anterior (front) deltoids.

 

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keep your hands straight at shoulder level
cross one arm over the other and vice versa

This exercise can be performed either standing or seated.
 
Simply extend your arms straight out in front of you at shoulder height, and cross one hand over the other, in an alternate action so that both hands are moving cautiously throughout the action.
 
Aim to keep the movements smooth, starting with small movements, hands staying within 6 – 8 inches, slowly increasing all the way out to 24 inches, then return slowly back in to 6 – 8 inch movements.
 
Stretch and Warm Up before you commence any exercise and aim to finish with some good stretching to let your body and mind recover.
 
Look in the Home Workout area for a great sample workout, if any of these exercises are too hard, then adjust them to your own needs.

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