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My goal is to improve the flexibility in arms: I want to get symmetric flexibility to the right and left. I am right-handed in writing but left-handed in most club games. The right side is becoming too strong and less flexible. I am trying to find ways to address the issue, I noticed the issue when I was doing warmup before some bench presses.

I am not sure which muscles are not relaxed: perhaps supraspinatus, infraspinatus and teres minor. After doing more and more trials, I can feel more stretch in the right joint -- perhaps I haven't just warmed up enough?

How would you improve the flexibility so that I could one day be able to do the movement touching both hands in both sides?

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Are you not able to bring your left arm into a fully vertical position? It looks like your right arm gets there, but your left arm does not. –  Kate Dec 10 '13 at 1:33
    
Keep practicing, eg. 60s daily. Identify the specific weakness (on one side the shoulder is rotated internally, on the other externally) and do specific stretches. –  VPeric Dec 10 '13 at 10:34
    
@Kate I did not realise it needs to be like that. Getting better! Thank you for the link +1. –  hhh Dec 10 '13 at 22:58
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I would recommend looking at safe swimming stretches, such as the ones detailed here. I would stay away from many of the older swimming stretches and the partner assisted arm stretches, as they have been shown to increase looseness in the shoulder and are associated with a higher incidence of injuries.

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I don't know how to improve it but I found a test here to assess it with open hands so do not grap your hands like that (cheating). I found this link somehow after reading Kate's answer here about assessing fitness, excellent!

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