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
Unilateral External Rotation (Locked, Elbow, Rope, Overhead)
Unilateral External Rotation (Locked, Elbow, Rope, Arm Abd., Side)
Unilateral External Rotation (Locked, Elbow, Rope, Arm Abd., Front)
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