Rear Delt Shoulder Stretch

Rear Delt Shoulder Stretch

How to do the best back of the shoulder, rear delt stretch to decrease shoulder pain, fast! Simple at-home mobility stretching exercise to improve flexibility!

Purpose:

  • Improve Scapular Function
  • Increase Shoulder Range of Motion

Focus:

  1. Scapular Protraction (Rhomboids, Trapezius)
  • To start the rear delt shoulder stretch, grab a band, or stable object, anchored at shoulder height with one hand.
  • Turn inward so that your arm begins to wrap around your body and walk sideways away from the place of pull until your scapula begins to be pulled forward.
  • Move through different ranges while maintaining tension to find different tight spots.
  • To increase the shoulder stretch, move farther away from the anchor point or reach your opposite hand across the front side of your body.

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