Prone arms reaching back along body, palms facing up
inhale to prepare. exhale and reach arms back and up articulating up into thoracic extension inhale at top exhale to articulate back down. may modify breathing as necessary inhale with extension if desired
Maintain thoracic extension and press arms up toward ceiling, repeat 8-10 arm pumps exhale with arm pumps; use dumbbells/weights/resistance band in combination with movement
Axial elongation (increasing length of your spine)
Spine articulation in extension
rotation of the trunk with breathing.
Overuse of glutes
Feet floating off floor
Lumbar or cervical hyperextension.
Back extension, scapula stabilisation, abdominals, shoulder girdle (latissimus, rhomboids, trapezius) , pectoralis, deltoideus,
Weak posture, postural correction and strengthening, extension training, shoulder injuries, scapula dyskinesia