Pass-through stretch with band

The pass-through stretch with band is a popular move to build and maintain mobility in the shoulder joint and to strengthen the muscles of the upper back and rotator cuff. It is common in CrossFit and Olympic lifting training and is usually performed as part of a warm-up or paired with movements in a workout. It can also be performed with a PVC pipe or dowel if a band isn't available.


  1. Mobilizes shoulder and boosts blood flow in shoulder stabilizer muscles
  2. Pulling outward against the band increases shoulder stability
  3. Gripping a band may be more comfortable for some people's shoulders than gripping a fixed object like a PVC pipe

Pass-through stretch with band Images

Pass-through stretch with band image
Pass-through stretch with band image


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