Muscles Worked: Shoulders, pectoral muscles, trapezius, core muscles.

Starting Position: Stand on the resistance band with your feet shoulder width apart. Hold the handles in front of your waist or thighs with your palms facing you.

Action: Keep both arms straight and lift the handles shoulder width apart in front of your with your palms down. Stop once you reach shoulder level.

Return the handles to the starting position.


1.     Avoid leaning back.

2.     If you can’t bring the handles to your shoulder level, step on the band with one foot instead of two.