External Up Rotation With Bands
Area Targeted: Rotator Cuff
Learn set-up, movements and points to remember below:
Anchor: Secure the band(s) to the door with the door anchor at waist height.
Bands: Attach each end of the band(s) to a handle.
Body Positioning: Grip a handle in each hand and stand 3 to 4 feet away from the door, facing the door. Position your arms so that they are bent at a 90 degree angle, with your forearms and upper arms parallel with the floor. Keep your head straight, chest up and stomach tight.
Rotate your arms up against the resistance until your forearm is perpendicular to the floor. Return to the starting position (controlling the resistance). Repeat.
Points To Remember
1. As you are rotating your arms keep you elbows even with your shoulders.