Arm / Trunk positions – Suspension & Propulsion

There are a variety of arm and trunk positions we use to complement our exercises, and to give your body an experience it needs to have.


SP TRUNK / ARMS

Spinal Extension

  • Begin with both arms by your sides with palms facing inwards
  • As you move into your prescribed exercise, bring both arms along side your ears reaching to the sky

FP TRUNK / ARMS

Right Trunk Flexion:

  • Left arm to the sky, right arm to the ground with both palms facing your body
  • As you move into the prescribed exercise, spread your arms as far apart as your can, reaching simultaneously for the sky and the ground.
  • This will couple with your right shoulder dropping, creating a ‘C’ shape with your right side waist

Left Trunk Flexion:

  • Right arm to the sky, left arm to the ground with both palms facing your body
  • As you move into the prescribed exercise, spread your arms as far apart as your can, reaching simultaneously for the sky and the ground.
  • This will couple with your left shoulder dropping, creating a ‘C’ shape with your left side waist

TP TRUNK / ARMS

Right Trunk Rotation:

  • Both arms at shoulder height with palms facing up
  • Left arm at 12 o’clock, right arm at 3 o’clock
  • Keeping your arms horizontal, rotate your trunk to the right so your arms end up near 3 and 6 o’clock

Left Trunk Rotation:

  • Both arms at shoulder height with palms facing up
  • Right arm at 12 o’clock, left arm at 9 o’clock
  • Keeping your arms horizontal, rotate your trunk to the left so your arms end up near 9 and 6 o’clock