Lateral Rotation Front Lying

Lateral (external) rotation exercises strengthen the rotator cuff muscles.

Aim:

  • To strengthen the teres minor, infraspinatus and posterior deltoid.

Technique:

  • Laying on their front (prone) with the arm out to the side and elbow bent as shown, the athlete rotates the shoulder to lift the weight towards the ceiling as far as is comfortable.

Muscles worked:

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