Abduction in Scapula Plane

The abduction in the scapular plane works the anterior Deltoid and Supraspinatus muscles.


  • Strengthens the Supraspinatus and Deltoid.


  • The athlete starts with a weight in the hand and the arm at a 45 degree angle to the body as shown.
  • The arm is lifted above the head, keeping the elbow straight.

Muscles worked:

Similar Exercises: