Scapula Upwards Rotation Shoulder Exercise

The scapula upwards rotation works the scapula rotators.


  • Strengthens the downward rotators of the scapula.


  • With a weight in the hand and thumb facing forwards, the athlete raises the arm, at a 45 degree angle to the body.
  • The arm is lifted as high as position, ensuring the shoulders are not shrugged upwards, before slowly returning to the starting position.

Muscles worked:

  • Scapular rotators.