Who should do this door frame stretch?

Anyone who

  • sits at a desk all day
  • texts or plays on a phone a lot
  • carries children
  • thinks they have bad posture

How to do a door frame stretch

Place your hands on both sides of a door frame above your head. Take small steps forward until you feel a stretching feeling across your chest.

Why stretch in a door frame?

This will stretch out your pec muscles which are tight after sitting all day.


This is one of several stretches in our shoulder stretch video series for upper back, neck and shoulder stiffness and pain. You can find the entire series of exercises here: Shoulder Stretches for Injury Prevention