Start by holding weights in both hands with your palms facing towards you with a slight bend in your elbows. Slowly raise both arms out to the side until you are in a T position. As you are bringing your arms up rotate your arms so that your palms are facing forward while you are in the T position. Continue to raise your arms up overhead and rotate your hands so they are back facing inward. Control the movement and return back to your starting position.
What muscle(s) this exercise is for?
- Serratus anterior
Why is this exercise important?
- This exercise improves ability to reach overhead to perform functional activities.
You should NOT do this if…
- You should not do this exercise if you have pain while performing.