Latissimus Dorsi

Lat Workout

When you first do this stretch you will be amazed that this muscle is so tight. Most people with desk jobs don’t realize how tight their lats become working behind a desk. Do this one and it will help with should and upper back pain.

Preparation

  1. Lie on the floor on one side with the arm closest to the floor outstretched and thumb facing upward.
  2. Place the foam roll under the armpit.

Movement

  1. Draw abs in and activate glutes.
  2. Slowly move back and forth to find the most tender spot.
  3. Once identified, hold tender spot until the discomfort is reduced by at least 75 percent.
  4. Progress to the next tender spot and hold again.
  5. Repeat on opposite leg.