Anchor your resistance band to a door or to an eye hook that is safely secured to the wall. Fold the band in half so you have both ends in your hands, step back so there is an appropriate resistance. Standing with your feet hip width apart, slightly bend your knees and hinge at your waist. Start with your arms extended and slowly bring your elbows back towards your ribcage squeezing your shoulders. Slowly extend your arms and return back to your starting position. Perform appropriate reps in guide.
What muscle(s) this exercise is for?
- Latissimus Dorsi (Lats)
- Rotator Cuff Musculature (Subscapularis, Teres Minor, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus)
Why is this exercise important?
- This exercise helps improves strength and endurance of postural muscles to improve posture and diminish shoulder pain
You should NOT do this if…
- Do not perform this exercise if you have pain while performing.