Face Pull To Overhead Press, Band

  • HOW: Anchor a band at shoulder height or above. Have a band in each hand and cross the bands. Straighten your arms and bring them slightly above shoulder height. From this position, squeeze your shoulder blades and pull the bands to your face.  Keep your elbows high straight out to the side of your shoulders. Your palms should be facing forward.  While holding the tension in the band in this position, press your arms straight up overhead. Lower down and return to the starting position. 
  • FEEL: You should feel your shoulder and upper back muscles working. 
  • COMPENSATION: Keep your back upright, don’t lean back or forwards. Keep your upper trap muscles relaxed.

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