Bodyweight

Floor Y

Floor Y is an effective upper back and shoulder exercise. It strengthens muscles, improves stability, flexibility, and posture. Ideal for individuals aiming to boost shoulder strength.
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Floor Y instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Begin by lying face down on the floor.
2
Extend your arms out in front of you into a 'Y' shape with your thumbs pointing upwards.
3
Lift your arms off the floor as high as you can by squeezing your shoulder blades together.
4
Hold this position for a few moments before slowly lowering your arms back to the floor.
5
Repeat this movement for the programmed number of reps.
Begin by lying face down on the floor.
Extend your arms out in front of you into a 'Y' shape with your thumbs pointing upwards.
Lift your arms off the floor as high as you can by squeezing your shoulder blades together.
Hold this position for a few moments before slowly lowering your arms back to the floor.
Repeat this movement for the programmed number of reps.
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