University Recreation


Foam Roll-Upper Back

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Latissimus Dorsi
Secondary Muscles: Latissimus Dorsi
Body Area: Back
Modality Types: Body Weight Body Weight
Equipment: Foam Roller

Foam Roll-Upper Back Foam Roll-Upper Back Foam Roll-Upper Back

Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Lie down with your back on the floor.
  • Place a foam roller underneath your upper back and cross your arms in front of you
  • Raise hips off ground
  • Roll from mid-back to top of shoulders.


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