Exercise: A Guide from the National Institute On Aging

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Arm Raise
exerciseStrengthens shoulder muscles.

  1. Sit in armless chair with your back supported by back of chair.
  2. Keep feet flat on floor even with your shoulders.
  3. Hold hand weights straight down at your sides, with palms facing inward.
  4. Raise both arms to side, shoulder height.
  5. Hold the position for 1 second.
  6. Slowly lower arms to sides. Pause.
  7. Repeat 8 to 15 times.
  8. Rest; then do another set of 8 to 15 repetitions.