CHAIR EXERCISES FOR FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT #2

This is the second in the series on chair exercises. "Reach in the Cupboard" is a shoulder and tricep strengthening exercise.

REACH IN THE CUPBOARD: Grasp the band with your right hand and raise your arm up so one side of the band is behind your shoulder. Grasp the side behind you with the left hand just below the shoulder blade. Keeping your arm straight and the elbow directly in front of you, extend the arm. Return slowly to starting position. Perform 2-3 sets of 10-15 reps. Repeat with the other arm.