A Strengthening Exercise for the Trapezius

David Procyshyn
Instructor David Procyshyn
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Duration:
2
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15
Description: 

The Trapezius is made up of three sheets of muscle, the upper, mid and lower trapezius, which together cover the entire upper back from the bottom of the rib cage to the base of the skull. When strong and functioning properly, they provide support for the shoulders, neck and back.

Pose Position: Lying
Body Part: Shoulders, Back

Muscle Groups

Upper Body: Trapezius

Comments

JoyPorter 1 year ago

I have just been told that the pain I am experiencing is from my trapezius muscle! Was thinking of joining a Yoga class but wasn't sure it would help....

Joy

David Procyshyn 1 year ago

Hi Joy. Do you think you need to strengthen or stretch the trapezius to ease the pain?
David