Snow Angels

Snow Angels

Difficulty level: Beginner | Muscle Group(s): Back and Neck, Latissimus Dorsi, Pectorals, Rhomboids, Shoulders, Trapezius, Triceps |

Benefits

  • Coordinates forearm supination, shoulder external rotation, scapular rotation and thoracic extension
  • Lengthens through the lats, pecs and biceps
  • Facilitates lower trapezius

Preparation

  • Lie supine with both knees bent
  • Arms are extended at sides with palms facing the body

Movement

  • Arms are raised along the floor to 90 degrees to the torso
  • Forearms are supinated and shoulder joint is externally rotated
  • Arms continue along the floor toward overhead
  • Process is reversed as hands are brought back to the sides