4 Banded Exercises to Improve Shoulder Stability - CrossFit Fibre

Banded Exercises to Improve Shoulder Stability & Strength

Banded Exercises for the Rhomboids and Rear Deltoids. Great for improved shoulder stability. If you have trouble stabilising weight above your head, bar keeps falling forward, you feel an earthquake in your shoulders when you are lifting heavy overhead, watch the video below to see how you can improve that overhead position.

You can do these movements but not actually get quality from the movements if your shoulders are not properly set for the right muscles to engage.

Prehab/Rehab Shoulder Exercise for Strength

  1. Straight Arm Shoulder Depressions

    A few reps to warm up and then
    3 Sets of 10 Reps.

    Scaling Option
    Bent Arm Shoulder Depressions

  2. Shoulder Retractions

    3 Sets of 10 Reps.

  3. Banded Single Arm Row High Elbow

    3 Sets of 10 Reps.

  4. Banded Low Arm Reverse Fly

    3 Sets of 10 Reps.

CrossFit Overhead Movements Stress Shoulders

CrossFit is just ruthless for overhead movements. Hence the development of your shoulders need to be balanced so that there is significant enough stability for the heavy weights you are going to put over your head including your own bodyweight.

In this video we look specifically at the rhomboids and rear deltoids and a few exercises to target them.

Have a watch and let us know what you think.

Get in contact if you would like a more tailored approach to your Shoulder Prehab or Rehab.