Incline T Raise

The incline T raise is a prehabilitation exercise that increases range of motion and strength throughout the entire shoulder complex. This exercise particularly targets the side and rear regions of the shoulders.


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    Lie chest-down on an incline bench with a 30-degree angle. Allow your arms to hang straight down with your palms facing each other.
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    Bracing the core and squeezing shoulder blades together, raise your arms straight out to the sides of your body until they are parallel with the ground. Pause, then slowly lower arms back to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Make sure you squeeze your shoulder blades together when raising your elbows to the highest position.
  • Do not bend the elbows. Keep arms straight throughout the exercise.
  • Perform this movement slow, avoiding any excess momentum.