Trapezius: Middle Exercises

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Exercises


Row with Exercise Band & Exercise Ball
Summary

A straight and upright posture can be achieved if the upper back muscles are strong and well trained.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Posterior Leg Raises on Hands and Knees on BOSU
Summary

Using the BOSU, this exercise targets the glutes (buttocks) and lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Balance
Single Arm Raise Balance Exercise on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise helps balance as well as shoulder and core strength.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Core, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Core, Balance, Pilates
Side Plank on BOSU (on elbow)
Summary

This exercise improves core strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Starfish Side Plank on BOSU
Summary

Advanced core stability and balance exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Superman on BOSU
Summary

A great exercise to work the lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Neck, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Upper
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core
BOSU Core 4-point Balance
Summary

Core strengthening and balance exercise using the BOSU

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Balance, Pilates
Posterior Shoulder Stretch
Summary

Good Shoulder Stretch

  • Muscle Group: Shoulder: Rear, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches
Shoulder Stretch
Summary

Shoulder Stretch

  • Muscle Group: Shoulder: Rear, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: None
  • Categories: Stretches
Seated Rows with Band
Summary

This is a great seated exercise with the band.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Lats, Shoulder: Rear, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Diagonal Rear Delt Exercise with Band
Summary

This is a very simple shoulder exericse

  • Muscle Group: Back, Lats, Shoulder: Front, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Trapezius: Upper, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Upright Row with Band
Summary

The upright row targets the front and side (anterior and lateral) as well as synergists such and the trapezius. When using an exercise band you can increase or decrease the challenge of the exercise by changing the strength of the band.

  • Muscle Group: Biceps, Shoulder: Front, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Trapezius: Upper, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Bent Over Rows with Band
Summary

Simple back exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Biceps, Back: Lower, Lats, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Dumbbell Triceps Kickbacks
Summary

This is a simple free weight triceps exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Forearms (Wrist), Triceps
  • Equipment: Free Weights
  • Categories: Strength
External Shoulder Rotation with Elevated Arm with Dumbbells
Summary

This is a simple free weight shoulder exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Shoulder: Rear, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Free Weights
  • Categories: Strength

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