Muscles Worked: Shoulders, trapezius, triceps.

Starting Position: Stand on the resistance band with your feet shoulder width apart. Hold the handles in front of your shoulders with your palms facing away from you.

Action: Keep your palms facing away from you and extend the handles above your head.

Return the handles to the starting position.


1.     Only place one foot on the resistance band to reduce tension and make the exercise easier

2.     Place two feet on the band to increase the resistance.

3.     Exhale when pushing up, inhale when returning to the starting position.