- The head should remain in a neutral position - no craning or straining of the neck.
- The scapulae should be moving throughout these movements. There should be noticeable adduction and abduction.
- Don't sacrifice movement quality for extra repetitions. If you find yourself mindlessly flopping away at these, rather than do 20+ reps, reduce the number of repetitions to 10 or less and do more sets.
Saturday, November 26, 2016
I often have my swimmers do a giant set of "y-pulls", "pull-backs", and "pull-aparts". It is a great combination that, when done properly, is a great promoter of shoulder stability and scapular mobility. A couple of finer points to observe when performing or coaching these:
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