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Upper Cuts

Uploaded on November 20, 2013 by G_John
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Purpose: Many swimmers have winging or weak shoulder blade muscles. These muscles aid overhead shoulder motion which is repeatedly used in swimming. Specifically, this exercise targets the serratus anterior, a muscle which upwardly rotates the shoulder blade. Directions: Starting without weight, start in a semi-squat position, then drive your body upwards, initiating with the legs. Your hand should cross your face and your upper arm (biceps) will come towards your face, like you are kissing your biceps. Perform 10 - 15 repetitions.
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