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Thoracic Rotation

(3.40)
through 5 votes
Human
muscles:Lower BackMuscle
synergists:TrapeziusMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

General And Specifics

Starting Position

  • go on all fours
  • place one hand at the temple
  • the elbow points outwards, not down
  • hold the back straight and avoid a hollow-back
  • look down

Correct Execution

  • at first, rotate the upper body down until the elbow touches the other arm
  • your head follows the motion
  • then invert the motion and guide your upper body up as high as possible
  • the other hand always holds up your body
  • your chest points to the side then, your elbow to the ceiling
  • repeat several times on one side
  • afterwards, switch the arms and do the same number of repetitions

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