Anchor your resistance band to a secure post about hip height. Facing 90* away from the band, hold the resistance band in your outside arm keeping your elbow at a 90* angle. Take small steps away from the anchor until you feel a challenging resistance but you are still able to keep the 90* in your elbow. Hold for suggested time and slowly return to starting position in a controlled fashion. Repeat set amount of reps and then face the other direction and perform on other arm.
What muscle(s) this exercise is for?
- Teres minor
Why is this exercise important?
- It increased shoulder stability and strengthens rotator cuff muscles to diminish likelihood of injury and relieve shoulder pain.
You should NOT do this if…
- You should not do this exercise if you have pain while performing.