Hanging Scapular Retraction

Calisthenics / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Chin-Up Bar

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How to do Hanging Scapular Retraction:

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hanging scapular retraction is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the traps and to a lesser degree also targets the middle back, lats and shoulders ...more

hanging scapular retraction is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the traps and to a lesser degree also targets the middle back, lats and shoulders.

The only hanging scapular retraction equipment that you really need is the following: chin-up bar. There are however many different hanging scapular retraction variations that you can try out that may require different types of hanging scapular retraction equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper hanging scapular retraction form is easy with the step by step hanging scapular retraction instructions, hanging scapular retraction tips, and the instructional hanging scapular retraction technique video on this page. hanging scapular retraction is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the hanging scapular retraction video, learn how to do the hanging scapular retraction, and then be sure and browse through the hanging scapular retraction workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Don't let your arms bring you up. Focus on squeezing shoulder blades down and together to raise your body up.
  2. Take deep breaths while holding yourself up.
  3. This exercise is good for those who have not quite mastered the pull-up.

Variations

  1. Perform a traditional pull-up with an overhand grip.

Other Names

  • Partial Pull-up
  • Scapular Shrug

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

  • Chin-Up Bar

Tips

  1. Don't let your arms bring you up. Focus on squeezing shoulder blades down and together to raise your body up.
  2. Take deep breaths while holding yourself up.
  3. This exercise is good for those who have not quite mastered the pull-up.

Variations

  1. Perform a traditional pull-up with an overhand grip.

Other Names

  • Partial Pull-up
  • Scapular Shrug

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation