How to do the Shoulder Pole
1. Stand tall with your feet planted firmly on your workout mat with them placed shoulder-width apart
2. Hold onto a stretching pole or broomstick, with your hands placed reasonably far apart, in front of you (with the pole resting across the fronts of your thighs)
3. Keeping your core nice and tight, elevate the pole out in front of you, keeping your arms straight as you do so
4. Continue the motion up and above your head, and if possible, down behind you (try this with your hands spaced further apart if it proves difficult)
What muscles does the Shoulder Pole stretch?
The primary muscles stretched in the Shoulder Pole are the Chest and Traps. The secondary muscles stretched are the Shoulders.