#32 Around the World

Description: Standing

Description: Start lying on your stomach with palms facing downward by your side. Abduct your hands upward to be in line with your ears or the end of your range of motion. Slowly return to the starting position.

Targeted Muscle Group(s): Upward movement: Supraspinatus, Medial Deltoid Downward movement: Teres Minor, Latissimus Dorsi

Key Points:    

  • Draw the belly button to the spine to activate and stabilize the core.
  • Keep your chest up.
  • Squeeze your glutes to avoid arching your back.

Progressions


1. Around the World with Weights