Shoulder Circle Instructions
- Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms at your sides.
- Slowly raise your shoulders up towards your ears, hold for a few seconds, and then lower them back down.
- Next, roll your shoulders forward in a circular motion, making sure to keep your arms at your sides.
- After a few rotations, switch directions and roll your shoulders backwards in a circular motion.
- Repeat the exercise for 10-15 repetitions in each direction.
Shoulder Circle Form & Visual
Shoulder Circle Benefits
- Improves shoulder mobility and flexibility
- Helps to prevent shoulder injuries
- Increases blood flow to the shoulder joint
- Can help to alleviate shoulder pain and discomfort
- Strengthens the muscles surrounding the shoulder joint
- Can be done anywhere without equipment
Shoulder Circle Muscles Worked
- Rotator cuff muscles
- Levator scapulae
Shoulder Circle Variations & Alternatives
- Shoulder shrugs
- Shoulder rotations with weights
- Shoulder press
- Shoulder blade squeeze
- Shoulder stretch