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Activities to strenghten upper body

Activities to help strengthen upper body
  • Wall Pushes – Pushing against the wall ( for shoulder, arm and wrist)
  • Shoulder girdle spirals
  • Tug-of-war
  • Chair push ups- hold onto the side of the chair and push up with your arms; lift up and down 10 times
  • Arm pushes- with arms out 90o in front of you, put hands together as if to pray and push hands together hard. Hold for 5 seconds
  • Hug-and-tug: link the first fingers together and pull for 5 seconds. Do this with each pair of fingers
  • Arm Wrestling – at the table or lying on tummy on floor
  • Peanut ball games
  • Scooter board games
  • Throwing and catching large gym balls
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