Strengthening the External Rotators of the humerus, commonly referred to as the rotator cuff, is a sure fire way to ensure maximal strength alongside maintaining shoulder health. Although we go through these on our Rehabilitation Courses they certainly have a place in many different populations.
With your arm being locked & far away from the body, this is the weakest position. One principle in strength & rehabilitation is to strengthen the weakest positions first and work towards the stronger.
Technique Key: Ensure the elbow is turning and the movement is coming from your external rotators and not the forearm
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