Cat Stretch

Description: Shoulder and upper back stretch


Goal: Upper body to flat on floor with arm pits to the ground
Objective: Increase flexibility

Stretch until you feel a gentle pull, do not force body into position, this can cause damage. Hold at least 20 up to 30 seconds.

Equipment: Soft Surface
Reps: 3 – 20 Seconds Each
Time: 5 min

  1. Ensure your body is warm before stretching. For a quick warm up, do 25 jumping jacks.
  2. Start on hands and knees, walk hands out while keeping butt in the air.
  3. Work to get arm pits to the ground, stretches shoulders and back.


  • Body should be warm before stretching.
  • Do not force body position, this can cause damage.