Primary Muscle Group: Upper arms
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Triceps brachii (lateral and long heads) and that seldom heard of muscle, Anconeus
Preparation: Sit on the ball and bend forward to about 45 degrees. Place the exercise band under both feet and grasp the ends of the band. Extend your arms toward the floor with your palms facing in. Bring your elbows up towards the ceiling and your hands in towards your ribcage.
Breathing: Exhale when extending arms, inhale as you return to start position.
Execution: Extend your arms behind your upper body and exhale. As you return to starting position, inhale. Keep your upper arms and shoulders steady and bend only at the elbows. Keep your abs engaged.
Comments: Say goodbye to underarm sag!
Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:Ball Band French CurlBand KickBacksBand Overhead ExtensionBand Tricep ExtensionClose Grip Bench Press - BarbellClose Grip Dumbbell PressDecline Dumbbell Close GripDips - MachineDumbbell Lying ExtensionTricep Extension - Hammer Strength