Primary Muscle Group: Shoulder
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Deltoideus, anterior, middle and posterior parts
Preparation: Place the resistance band under the arches of both feet. Position yourself with feet hip-width apart and keep abdominal muscles tight. Take hold of the handles with an overhand grip and place your arms straight by your side.
Breathing: Exhale as you bring your arms up; inhale when returning to start position.
Execution: Slowly elevate your arms up in front of you, until your hands are just above shoulder height, pause and then slowly bring arms back to the starting position. Keep your arms extended throughout the full range of movement.
Comments: To make the exercise harder move feet further apart; to make it easier, move them closer together.
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