Xtreme Fitness and Cycling Latissimus Dorsi Stretch

Latissimus Dorsi Stretch

TARGETS

  • Back

TARGETS

  • Back

Level

  • Beginner

Benefits

  • Increases suppleness in the shoulders and back

Not Advisable if you have

  • Back problems

1 Clasp your hands together above your head, your palms turned upwards towards the ceiling.

2 Reach your hands outwards as you make a circular pattern with your torso.

3 Slowly make a full circle. Repeat the sequence three times in each direction.

Do it Right

  • Your arms and shoulders should be as elongated as possible.

Avoid

  • Leaning back as you come to the top of the circle.

Best For

  • latissimus dorsi
  • obliquus internus

ANNOTATION KEY

Bold text indicates target muscles Grey text indicates other working muscles * indicates deep muscles

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