Rotator Cuff Extension

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Lying Side Flys - Free Weights

TARGET MUSCLES:

  • Rotator Cuff

START POSITION:

  • Lie down on one side, either on a bench or on the floor.
  • Hold a dumbbell in the arm closest to the ceiling.
  • Keeping the elbow slightly bent.

PROCEDURE:

  • Now relax the grip and slowly roll the barbell down
  • Keeping the elbow slightly bent.
  • Raise the weight 3/4ths of the way up
  • Return to a position about 6 inches off the floor.
  • Repeat 12-15 times.