Upper Back Exercises can
|Note: If you have shoulder pain, you should consult with a health professional in person. This site is not intended as medical advice and is not intended to diagnose or treat injury.
Remember, when you are in bad posture you have more pressure on your shoulder and less control. Increasing strength and stability increases control of your shoulder and decreases the likelihood of injury.
The upper back muscles are often neglected in strength training programs, and this can result in a muscle imbalance. The muscles in the front of the shoulder are generally really strong and, they can over-power the smaller muscles of the upper back.
By strengthening the upper back muscles, you can protect your shoulder from injury especially if you are participating in any upper body sports such as swimming, golfing, baseball or anything that involves swinging or throwing.
Upper Back Exercises and Sports Performance
All movement is initiated from your core, so a stronger core means better faster movements.
For upper body activities such as throwing the abs and lower back are really important, but so too is the shoulder joint.
If your shoulder blade is more stable, then your other upper body muscles will be able to generate more speed and power.
Upper back exercises are important for
Maintaining good posture
Protecting your shoulder from injury and
Increasing sports performance.
The upper back muscles help to hold your shoulders back, take pressure of the rotator cuff, and keep the shoulder blade stable.
The shoulder blade is the connection between the trunk and the arm, and it is important to exercise to keep your shoulder blades stable.
It is important to include upper back exercises in your core workout.
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