Neck Press

35th Extended -- Neck Press

Use this SMR exercise AFTER you do the Lats Roll and the Pecs Hand Press (or one of it's alternatives), and in compliment with the Scalene Press.

This SMR exercise addresses one of the 16 muscles attached to your shoulder blade that lies underneath the trapezius, the Levator Scapulae. There are other muscles you will likely need to address in the area but the path of the Levator Scap is our target.

The Levator Floor Press and Levator Wall Press address lower areas of this same muscle.

If you have trouble with neck pain or shoulder pain when you lift your arm, then this exercise is for you!

Keep in mind that the pectoralis minor muscle is involved in everything you do that involves the shoulder blade.

You will likely benefit from loosening knots in the levator scapulae, but be sure you stretch out the pec minor or your issue is likely to come right back.

For written instructions, click here

For video instructions (5:51), click here (Updated video coming soon!)

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**All information is provided for educational purposes only. You should consult your doctor before attempting any exercises you read on this page or any page on this website.** 

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