Muscles & Movements of the shoulder

  • Shoulder muscles
    • The muscles that act on the shoulder are responsible for elevation, protraction, retraction, and upward and downward rotation of the scapula. Scapular depression is mainly caused by the force of gravity but is also supported by muscles. 
Deltoid Muscle
Teres Major Muscle 
Supraspinatus Muscle 
Infraspinatus Muscle
Subscapularis Muscle
Teres Minor Muscle 
Trapezius Muscle
Latissimus Dorsi Muscle 
Levator Scapulae Muscle
Pectoralis major
Pectoralis Minor Muscle
Serratus Anterior Muscle
Rhomboid Minor Muscle
Rhomboid Major Muscle

there is a variety of exercises that target the shoulder muscles, keep in mind the Range of motion and the Acute Variables. start slow and build up.

Arm Circle ” Warm UP”
CABLE EXTERNAL SHOULDER ROTATION
Target – ─░nfraspinatus
 MACHINE SHOULDER PRESS

Target: Anterior Deltoid, Lateral Deltoid, Supraspinatus

LEANING CABLE LATERAL RAISE

Target: Lateral Deltoid, Anterior Deltoid, Supraspinatus

REAR DELT MACHINE FLY

Target: Posterior Deltoid, Lateral Deltoid, Traps, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor