Torso and Shoulder Strengthening Exercise

Watch this video on how to strengthen your shoulders and torso. Help prevent back pain & tension that can occur while playing sports like tennis or golf.

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TORSO AND SHOULDER MUSCLES

Exercise step by step

  1. Objective: Prevent back muscle pain. Important to stabilise the torso and shoulder muscles.
    Important for one-sided hitting sports such as tennis and golf.
    Prevent back muscle pain diagram - Elastoplast
  2. Starting Position: Lie on your side with your body weight resting on the lower arm and foot and upper leg lifted.
    Lie on side with body resting on lower arm position - Elastoplast
  3. Movement: Slowly lift and drop your pelvis and entire torso without touching them to the floor 3 times.
    Repeat 10 times on each side.
    Lift and drop pelvis position - Elastoplast
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Before you begin any of these exercise routines, be sure to check with your doctor. Once you have your doctor’s approval, begin exercising slowly and stop if you feel any pain or discomfort. Make sure to rest if you feel you are overexerting yourself.
 

Please note that none of the above given tips or recommendations substitute medical advice. Important: consult a health professional in case of an injury or if you suspect overuse of joints or a medical condition such as a fracture. A physician should be consulted in those acute cases when the condition is accompanied by reddening, swelling or hyperthermia of joints, ongoing joint trouble or severe pain and/or are associated with neurological symptoms (e.g. numbness, tingling, loss of motion).

For further information regarding Elastoplast products, please contact us via email on anz.consumerservices@beiersdorf.com. Carefully read the instructions for use given in our products‘ packages.


Torso and Shoulder Strengthening Exercise - Exercise Video