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Lats (look at the image)
How to perform exercise
- Sit upright on the floor with your partner behind you. Raise one arm straight up, and flex the elbow, attempting to touch your hand to your back. Your parner should hold your tricep and wrist. This will be your starting position.
- Attempt to pull your upper arm to your side as your partner prevents you from doing actually doing so.
- After 10-20 seconds, relax the arm and allow your partner to further stretch the lat by applying gentle pressure to the tricep. Hold for 10-20 seconds, and then switch sides.
Photos of the correct technique
What muscles work?
If the correct technique is followed, the following muscle groups work: Lats, and auxiliary muscles: Triceps
You can try replacing the exercise «Overhead Lat » with one of these exercises. The possibility of replacement is determined on the basis of the muscle groups involved.
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