The Latissimus Dorsi muscles are targeted during to maintain upright posture during front rack dominant movements. Ensuring they’re primed properly for the work ahead and responsive to avoid injuries is crucial during these exercises.
Elbows together while raising the arms above head. Keep spine neutral throughout stretch. This will help engage the front rack position and target mobility anteriorly and posteriorly.
Secondly place arms on a flat surface that’s elevated while maintaining a quadruped position. Hold dowel over head and sink into stretch to again target front rack position mobility.
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Board-Certified Orthopedic Specialist
Joseph received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York Medical College and is also recognized as a Board-Certified Orthopedic Specialist. As a former competitive athlete and weightlifter, Joseph understands the specific needs and demands of the human body. Joseph’s goal is to maintain an active approach to rehab while facilitating recovery..