Standing Posterior Sling Step Up – Step Up to Shoulder Extension

  • HOW: Begin this exercise with a band anchored above you and a step in front of you on the ground. From here, grab onto the band with one hand and with the opposite leg, step up onto the step. From this position, step back into a reverse lunge with the leg that is not on the step reaching the arm holding the band overhead. Next, push up through the leg that is on the step while also keeping your arm straight and pulling the band down towards your pocket. Hold and repeat. 
  • FEEL: You should feel your hip muscles and your lats as you perform this exercise. 
  • COMPENSATION: Be sure to keep your foot, knee, and hip in line as you perform this exercise.

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