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Muscle and Exercise of the Month: Supraspinatus

by Frankie Wythe on 08 January 2018 09:12

Muscle of the Month: Supraspinatus

Origin:

Supraspinous fossa

Insertion:

Greater tuberosity of the humerus

Innervation:

Suprascapular nerve C5-6

Arterial supply:

Suprascapular artery

Action:

Shoulder abduction


Exercise of the Month: Lateral Raises


1. With weights in both hands

2. Raise both arms out to the side to 90 degrees

3. Try to avoid shrugging your shoulders upwards

4. Slowly lower your arms back to the starting position

5. Repeat 3x15 repetitions

 

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Frankie Wythe

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