Standing Is – Band

HOW: Begin this exercise upright with the resistance band anchored at about shoulder height. Hold each end of a band with the desired resistance, then pull your hands down towards your back pockets while keeping the elbow straight. Focus on initiating this motion with your shoulder blade then allow your arm to follow. If unsure what initiating with the shoulder blade means, simply pinch your shoulder blades together as you go through this motion. FEEL: You should feel the back of the shoulders working with this exercise. COMPENSATION: Avoid arching the back and shrugging the shoulders as you perform this exercise.
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