Quadruped Push Up Plus – Band Around Head

  • HOW:  Begin in a quadruped position on your hands and knees with a band wrapped around the back of your head. Spread your shoulder blades by pushing your chest away from the floor. In this position perform a chin tuck, try creating a double chin. While maintaining a chin tuck perform scapula push-ups by moving the scapula out and in slow and controlled.
  • FEEL:  You will feel your neck and shoulder muscles working with this exercise. You can alter the amount of resistance placed from the band by slackening or tightening it.
  • COMPENSATION:  Avoid arching your neck as you perform this, you should keep your chin tucked (not rounded) for the entirety of this exercise.

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