How-to: Upper Body Warm-Up

Posted on: April 3rd 2016

Exercise: Upper Body Warm-Up and Mobility Sequence

Do: Follow this sequence before doing heavy lifting or extensive upper body training.

Don’t: Let your ribs poke forward during pass-throughs, pull-aparts, or cactus arms.

Here’s the sequence:

  • 10 Pass-throughs
  • 10 Cactus Arms
  • 10 Wall Push-ups
  • 10 Pull-Aparts – overhand
  • 10 Pull-Aparts – underhand
  • 10 T-Spine roll-outs in each position (or modified Cobra stretch)
  • 10 Wrist rotations each direction

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