Plate Halos

Thoracic Mobility Supplemental Means

Exercise Name:
Plate Halo

Muscles Targeted:
Upper back and shoulders

Setup & Execution:
Olympic plate should remain as close to the head as possible, with the arms moving around the head and NOT the head moving around the arms, i.e. head should remain neutral. Can also be done with a med ball or kettlebell

Thoracic mobility

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Dave Tate is the founder and CEO of, staffed by experienced professionals dedicated to providing strength coaches, athletes and trainers with the highest-quality equipment, personalized service and extensive knowledge needed to advance their training programs. Special thanks to Joe DeFranco, Zach Even-Esh, The Thinker, Julia, James "Smitty" Smith, Jim Wendler and Jason Pegg for their help with creating the content for all the exercises within this index.