Start by anchoring the band to a stable and secure structure. You will start seated on a swiss ball with the band folded in half so you have an end in both hands. Hinging forward on the ball maintaining a neutral spine, start with your arms extended and then bend your elbows and pull down and back so you form a “W.” Hold for suggested time and then slowly return to your starting position.
What muscle(s) this exercise is for?
- Latissimus Dorsi (Lats)
- Pectoralis Minor
Why is this exercise important?
- Helps improve strength and endurance of postural muscles and can diminish back pain and improve posture.
You should NOT do this if…
- Do not perform this exercise if you have pain.