Stretching Your Palms, Wrists, Fingers and Forearms

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1. Sitting straight up, hold hands open, with palms facing up and fingers spread, just above thighs for 5 seconds. Make a fist; hold for 5. Repeat 5 times.

2. Sitting straight up, place palms together with fingertips pointing up and elbows out. Keeping hands together, lower down to belly button; hold for 15 seconds. Rotate hands forward, so fingers point down, then raise hands back to start position. Hold for 15 seconds. Repeat.

3. Sitting straight up, raise right arm to shoulder height with palm facing down. Bend wrist so fingers point downward. Using left hand, pull right-hand fingers toward you for 5 seconds. Perform 5 reps on each wrist.

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1. Sitting straight up, hold hands open, with palms facing up and fingers spread, just above thighs for 5 seconds. Make a fist; hold for 5. Repeat 5 times.

2. Sitting straight up, place palms together with fingertips pointing up and elbows out. Keeping hands together, lower down to belly button; hold for 15 seconds. Rotate hands forward, so fingers point down, then raise hands back to start position. Hold for 15 seconds. Repeat.

3. Sitting straight up, raise right arm to shoulder height with palm facing down. Bend wrist so fingers point downward. Using left hand, pull right-hand fingers toward you for 5 seconds. Perform 5 reps on each wrist.


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