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Lying Lateral Raise With Bands
Area Targeted: Side Shoulder
If you have Spine issues but still want to work your Lateral Deltoids (Side Shoulder) then you MUST do the Laying Lateral Raise With Resistance Tube Bands. This exercise is Amazing! Since the floor stabilizes your body, you are able to isolate your Lateral Shoulder and avoid Spinal Compression.
Anchor: Secure the band(s) to the door with the door anchor at the bottom of the door.
Bands: Attach each end of the band(s) to an ankle strap and place your hands inside the ankle straps.
Body Positioning: Lie on your back facing the door 3 to 4 feet away from the door. Keep your feet flat on the floor, knees up and arms straight at your sides, palms facing in.
Pull your arms away from your sides, and away from the door until your elbows are even with your shoulders.
POINTS TO REMEMBER
1. Rotate your upper arm bone forward so that as you pull your arms away from your sides, with your elbows are leading the movement.
Standing Shoulder Press
Lying Front Shoulder Raise