Primary Muscle Group: Mid Back - Lats
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Mid Back - Lats and Deltoids
Preparation: Stand straight up with head and back erect. Anchor Exercise band in door jam or other device for this exercise movement. Grip Exercise bands in both hands almost together, palms facing down and extended out in front of you to begin this exercise.
Breathing: Breath out on the contraction upward and breath back in on the way back down to the start position.
Execution: While keeping back and head straight with knees slightly bent, pull the exercise bands back towards your upper chest and shoulder area, focused on driving your elbows back behind you. Focus on squeezing your upper mid lat region during the exercise movement. Move back to start position and repeat.
Comments: Never lock out the elbows completely and keep tension during the entire exercise movement.
Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:Ball Band Arm RowBall Band Upright RowBall Dumbbell Lat RowBall Lat PulldownBarbell RowsDumbbell Bent Over Row