Strength

Alternating Band Overhead Press

The Alternating Band Overhead Press enhances shoulder and arm strength. By pressing a resistance band overhead with each arm, it elevates muscular strength, endurance, stability, and coordination. Ideal for any workout.
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Alternating Band Overhead Press instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, holding an exercise band with both hands.
2
Extend your arms straight overhead and slightly in front of your body, ensuring your palms are facing each other.
3
Tighten your core and maintain a small bend in your knees to protect your lower back.
4
Lower one hand in a controlled manner to the shoulder level while maintaining the other arm extended.
5
Return the lowered hand back to the starting position and repeat the process with the other hand. Repeat this alternating rhythm for the programmed number of reps.
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, holding an exercise band with both hands.
Extend your arms straight overhead and slightly in front of your body, ensuring your palms are facing each other.
Tighten your core and maintain a small bend in your knees to protect your lower back.
Lower one hand in a controlled manner to the shoulder level while maintaining the other arm extended.
Return the lowered hand back to the starting position and repeat the process with the other hand. Repeat this alternating rhythm for the programmed number of reps.
Equipment needed
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