S2 | External Rotation with Scap Retraction

To improve scapula stability when performing external rotation. Using the band around the shoulder helps promote retraction and redcued the pulling forward movement with rotator cuff exercises. Good for people who struggle to keep the scapula still in external rotation of the shoulder joint and tend to roll thew shoulder forward in this movement.

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Instructions

Loop one back around the same shoulder then through a fixed pole or object, then hold with the opposite hand. Slightly retract and then externally rotate the shoulder with the same side. Use your opposiute hand as the anchor for the band resistance. Don't let the scapula pull or move forwards, keeping retraction or backward pressure / tension on the band.

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