Shoulder extension in a prone lying position (on the front) to strengthen the posterior shoulder muscles.

Aim:

  • To strengthen the downward rotators and extensors of the scapula and shoulder joint.

Technique:

  • The athlete lies on the table with the shoulder over the edge. 
  • Keeping the scapula depressed the athlete moves the arm and weight into full hyperextension at the shoulder. 

Muscles worked:

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