University Recreation


Prayer Stretch

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Latissimus Dorsi
Secondary Muscles: Rotator Cuff
Body Area: Back
Modality Types: Body Weight Body Weight
Equipment: No Equipment

Prayer Stretch

Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Start by kneeling on the ground with your arms out in front of you.
  • Slide your arms further away and slowly shift your hips back towards your feet until a comfortable stretch is felt.


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