Mobility

Overhead Rack Roll

The Overhead Rack Roll is a full-body exercise that primarily strengthens your back, shoulders and arms. It involves pulling a weight up and over your head in a smooth motion, starting from a racked position. This workout is great for increasing overall strength, enhancing stability, and improving endurance. You will also find it beneficial for back and shoulder rehabilitation.
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Overhead Rack Roll instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand in front of a rack, while holding a bar at shoulder height.
2
Grip the bar outside of shoulder width, keeping your torso straight.
3
Raise the bar above your head by straightening your arms.
4
While maintaining control, bend at your waist to roll the bar down the rack.
5
Return to the starting position and repeat for the programmed number of repetitions.
Stand in front of a rack, while holding a bar at shoulder height.
Grip the bar outside of shoulder width, keeping your torso straight.
Raise the bar above your head by straightening your arms.
While maintaining control, bend at your waist to roll the bar down the rack.
Return to the starting position and repeat for the programmed number of repetitions.
Equipment needed
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Muscles used
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Back
Front
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