(VIDEO) ▶️ 4-point kneeling: posterior sling

An active exercise for the trunk and both upper and lower extremities, involving the shoulder extensors, scapular retractors, and back and hip extensors. This works the posterior sling (opposite latissmus dorsi and gluteus maximus).

  • staring in a 4-point kneeling position (hands and knees)
  • maintain a neutral spine position, and always breathe normally
  • without moving the spine or pelvis, raise one arm to the side of the body along with raising the opposite leg until they are parallel to the ground
  • return to the start position
  • repeat as needed