Primary: Shoulder, Back, Neck (deltoideus, latissimus, trapezius)
Secondary: Abdominals, Arms (abdomini, trizeps brachii)

In this exercise the abdominal and back muscles are trained. The purpose of an additional rotati-
on is a flexibility training of the spine. The exercise is performed in single-handle mode.

The following figures illustrate the suspension trainer exercise Upper Body Rotation with Flexed Arms:

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Suspension Training Exercise For Shoulder Workout
Starting Position

The upper body is leaning slightly back, the
feet are placed slightly more than hip width
apart and the body weight is on your heels.
The  elbow  joints  are  placed  in  front  of  the
body and bent about 90 degrees. Both hands
are on the handle of the Variosling.

Final Position

The upper body is upright and turned to one
side. The  hip  and  legs  remain  as  straight  as
possible. Elbows close to the body and in a 90  
degrees flexion.

Movement 1

The upper body is raised by a rotation of the upper body to one side, while the joint angle of the arms is not changed.

Movement 2

With the help of a slow rotation of the body, the arms are returned to the body. The upper body is leaning back slowly.


Try to tense your core muscles throughout the entire exercise. You can perform this exercise alternately as well.