Lie on your stomach with support under your hips as needed.
Straighten arms up overhead ensuring elbows are straight but not locked and thumbs toward the ceiling.
Raise one arm as high as you can, maintaining a neutral body position.
Hold for 2 seconds and lower.
Repeat on the other side.
Repeat 10 times each side if possible.
Make sure not to lift the chest and that the neck is in a neutral position.
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