Assisted side lying lat stretches (contract-relax)



Position yourself and your partner as pictured.



How to Do:

  1. Flex shoulder overhead and always from the midline of the body as pictured until first resistance barrier is felt, hold for 20-30 seconds.
  2. Next, partners should instruct you to contract the shoulder extensors statically.
  3. Hold at first resistance barrier for 20 to 30 seconds, and then statically contract for 5 to 7 seconds.
  4. Relaxed and moved into newly acquired range of motion.
  5. Repeat for 2 to 3 rep.


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