Y-Raise

 
 

Setup

 

 
 

Muscles

Process

Step 1: Stand tall with arms resting at side.

Step 2: Raise the arms parallel to ground to make a "Y" midway between the sagittal and frontal plane. Hold for 1 count.

Step 3: Return to resting position in controlled manner.


More

Tips: Don't let these movements start in the hands. It must be initiated in the shoulder/back in order to ensure that all the stabilizing muscles are worked. If momentum from the hands start the movement then the major muscles will fire more to ensure stability. 

Link™ to Exterior: Handles held in hands. Hands resting at sides

Stance: Hip width. Standing tall