Scapula Protraction & Retraction
If you or your client are looking to create good shoulder health, try out this move for improved protraction and retraction of the scapula.
To setup this move we are stacking two Slastix to each Contour Handle. (Stacking is when you clip two Slastix on top of each other.) You’re going to need something sturdy to anchor your Slastix to, and you’ll want them at chest level.
The Move //
Have your client face away from the anchor point and press their arms forward. This move focuses on the Serratus Anterior throughout the movement.
Pro Tip: Make sure your client doesn’t shrug throughout the move.
// If you don’t have any Slastix you may also perform a Scapula Push-Up. You’re going to want the Scapula flat against the back instead of winging, and then have your client move in a upward and downward motion to engage that Serratus Anterior.
Perform this about 10-15 times.
Get 15% Off Your Next Order
Join The Stroops Community to receive the latest articles, workouts and promos for stroops.
You have Successfully Subscribed!
Best resistance bands What makes the best resistance bands? We at Stroops have strong feelings about what makes the best resistance bands, since it’s the heart and soul of what we do. The company has dedicated over twenty years to...
Stroops Ultimate Home Resistance Band Workout Roundup Hey, fitfam! Here at Stroops headquarters, we’re huge fans of boutique fitness classes, gyms and studios, but what if you want or need to get a workout in from home? We think our...
Meet the Beast! Basic battle rope overview Battle ropes are fun tool to mix into your training, whether you’re trying to use them for whole body conditioning or the arm and shoulder workout of a lifetime. However, you are limited...
Are you looking to shake up small group training without adding a ton of bulky equipment? Stroops has created a line of high quality small group training anchors that are portable and more fun than typical systems.