Scapular Retraction/Protraction Exercise Sheet

Attached is a simple one page exercise sheet to train the lower/mid trapezius (scapular retraction) and the serratus anterior.  The assumption is that these exercises, along with other training and physiotherapy (ART etc), will position the shoulder blade in a better position.  Ideally, avoiding forward tilt and a position that may be related to impingement. Below is the pdf file:

thebodymechanic shoulder retraction basic


Greg Lehman