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Floor Y Raise

Angle-Based Images: Floor Y Raise Video
Angle-Based Images: Floor Y Raise Video
Angle-Based Images: Floor Y Raise Video
Angle-Based Images: Floor Y Raise Video
Angle-Based Images: Floor Y Raise Video
Floor Y Raise: Step 1
Step 1 Lie facedown on the floor with your shoulders fixed out on a diagonal angle so that your hands line up with ears. Your body should be in the shape of a Y with thumbs pointing up.
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Floor Y Raise: Step 2
Step 2 Keeping your core tight, raise your arms off the ground. Make sure to keep your arms straight the entire time. Pause at the top, and then slowly return to the starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Do not hyperextend your lower back to help lift your arms.

Make sure you perform this movement slowly to avoid using momentum.

Keep your thumbs pointing up throughout the entire movement.

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