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Setting the Shoulder Blades

The shoulder blades should be drawn, flat and together. This is a relaxation as the shoulders drop forward. The shoulder blades should be drawn back, opening the chest wall. As the shoulders relax, the chest slumps forward.


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Bilateral Flexion

Slowly raise the arms above the head keeping the shoulders relaxed at all times.

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Elbow Flexion

Slowly bend and straighten the elbow, sitting with the shoulder blades set.

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Unilateral Flexion with Weights

Sitting with shoulders set slowly raise the arm up in front of you, not allowing shoulders to move.

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Gravity Assisted Flexion Control with Weights

Lying on your back with shoulders set, slowly lower the arm down to your side holding the weight.

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