What it does
The open book mobilization can help to improve thoracic mobility while opening up the chest and frontal shoulder muscles.
Why we love it
Good Thoracic Mobility is essential for proper shoulder, neck and back function. Mobility exercise for the thoracic spine can therefore help help to prevent injures of these areas.
How do you do it
Begin lying on your side with a foam roller parallel to your body. Put top leg over the foam roll with knee bent at 90 degrees. Place bottom hand on knee. Stretch top hand out to floor, keeping elbow straight and shoulder 90 degrees to body.
Guiding with top hand, roll your back until its flat and top hand is palm down on the floor behind you. Repeat for prescribed sets and reps.
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