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How to Lift Your Arms (Using Scapulohumeral Rhythm)

 

Should you keep your shoulders down when raising the arms overhead?

Careful, this might be a trick question.

Your initial respone might have been. Yeah, duh! Of course! Shoulders should never by up by your ears.

Weeeeeellllllll........

Overhead arm movement might be a bit more complicated than you think.

Understanding what happens to your shoulder blades, shoulder socket and arm bone when your arms lift can help us move with ease and efficiency. Let's refine our movement in this video.

 

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