How to do the Rotator CuffIn a standing position, start with your right arm halfway between the front and the side of your body, thumb down. Raise your right arm until almost level (about a 45° angle). (Hint: This is like emptying a can.) Don't lift beyond the point of pain. Slowly lower your arm. Repeat the exercise until your arm is tired. Then do the whole exercise again with your left arm.
These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.
- PRIMARY: Rotator Cuff
Averages for MyFit UsersThe table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.
|Average Weight Lifted||Average Reps||One Rep Max Average|
|30.7 lbs||12.9||41.8 lbs|
What is a good starting weight?
Based on an average weight lifted of 30.7 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:
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