Lateral Rotation Band Abduction

This lateral rotation exercise strengthens the rotator cuff and requires a resistance band

Aim:

  • Strengthens the rotator cuff and scapular muscles.

Technique:

  • The athlete sits with the upper arm supported and elbow bent to a right angle as shown. The arm is rotated so that the fist points to the ceiling.

Progression:

  • This can be made more challenging by removing the support of the couch.

Muscles worked: