Foam Roll Lats / Teres

Equipment Needed: 

  • Open floor, or yoga mat
  • Foam Roller



  1. Lie down with your armpit on top of a foam roller
  2. Elevate your arm overhead as far as is comfortable
  3. Rock forward and back and roll up and down looking for tender spots
  4. Focus on any particularly tender areas
  5. Roll for the prescribed amount of time then switch sides


Common Errors:  

  • Elevate you arm overhead as much as is comfortable
  • Make sure to relax the muscle being massaged


Progressions / Regressions:

If this is too challenging:

  • Use the opposite hand to support some of your body weight

If you want more of a challenge:

  • Use a small mobility tool like a lacrosse ball but go slow