How to Do Rotation Lunge to Incline Band Reverse Fly
The rotation lunge to incline band reverse fly should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.
If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the rotation lunge to incline band reverse fly.
Beginning Rotation Lunge to Incline Band Reverse Fly
1. Begin with a thorough dynamic warm up before starting this exercise. This engages the nervous system.
2. Maintain a tall posture throughout the exercise and good stability through the abdomen.
Rotation Lunge to Incline Band Reverse Fly Movement
1. This movement involves a rotational lunge in combination with an alternating horizontal movement of arms (posterior shoulder fly) away from the body and to an inclined position.
2. Start with a tall body line, grabbing handles of bungee at chest height and arms straight, as shown.
3. The bungee is positioned straight ahead.
4. Perform a rotational lunge (for description, see 'lunge - transverse' in exercise library).
5. At the end range of motion of the rotational lunge, perform a horizontal shoulder movement with the arm moving away from the body on the lunge side to an inclined position, as shown.
6. Push back with lunge leg to starting position and return arm to center.
7. Perform movement to the other side.
8. Repeat alternating sides for desired amount of reps.
9. Ensure that you keep the visual gaze forward and that the shoulders do not round - this may be an indication that the exercise is too advanced and needs to be regressed.
Rotation Lunge to Incline Band Reverse Fly Benefits
The rhomboid muscles in your upper back and shoulder region are used during a reverse fly. Strong upper back muscles assist in balancing shoulder strength and protecting the shoulder from injury.