Here we see some resistance exercises to activate the upper back muscles using a theraband.
The player assumes the push up position and first rotates the body keeping both hands on the ground.
This is a dynamic exercise that stretches and warms up the whole body. The player steps forward into a lunge and lowerd the upper body as much as possible. Then she shifts her weight back streightening the front leg only to get back to the lunge position. In this position the player sets a hand on the side of the front foot and rotates the torso bringing the opposite arm straight up.
The caterpillar is an exercise that warms up and stretches all the important muscles in the body.
The player puts her hands behind her neck, keeps the body straight and steps backwards into a lunge. The bakc knee should brush the ground, the trunck should remain erect.
The player assumes the downward dog position with both feet and hands on the ground. Legs and arms are straight.
For this exercise the player steps forward and pulls her knee to her chest while pushing up on her toes on her straight, support leg.
In this exercise the player lifts her arms staraight over her head. The palms should point inwards.
Functional warm up combines warming up and stretching the muscles.