This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today’s exercise is side lying open book courtesy of Tony Gentilcore. 

You should do this because–  if you’re sitting over a computer all day(or sitting a lot) this helps reverse some of the damage of being being hunched over and provides a good active stretch of the chest.

Makes your everyday life easier because–  good shoulder mobility and better posture means less shoulder/back pain and less chance of injury.

Form tips –  Let your eyes follow your hand and the leg on the foam roll should not move. This ensures the movement is coming from your upper and not lower back.

 

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