It’s all about that scap scoop!! Draw the bottom tip of the shoulder blade under... Do you have any upper back or neck pain? Shoulder pain? Literally any pain above the waist? Listen to this video and apply this to your life! This is one of the most important things we teach you guys and is also something many struggle with. Tag a friend with shoulder/upper back/neck issues and then get to work trying this out!
Your body awareness, strength, and stability will all be challenged in this exercise! Start with imagining that string pulling the top of your head up to the ceiling. In other words, stand up nice and tall as your Mama told you to! Don’t allow those ribs to flare and pop out in front.
For the shoulder, blade motion sticks your arm out to the side. Try to rotate the arm from the blade. So the elbow and wrist are quiet. The movement comes from the blade itself. Reach the fingertips long away from you. Now try to rotate as if you are showing the blade to the wall in front of you, or to the ceiling above you! Another way to think about this is to image a cup of water in your hand, now try to dump it out backward without twisting the wrist or elbow!
Applying this blade position to your life may result in massive improvements with pain in the upper back, shoulder, and neck. It can even have a trickle effect into other areas of the body such as the hips, knees, and ankles. Try to apply this to you movements whenever you think of it! Eventually, you can achieve the movement without the arms out at the sides!
Repost: @moveu_official Written by Katie Goss @MoveUKatie
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