Standing Shoulder Press With Bands
Area Targeted: Front/Side Shoulder
Standing Shoulder Press With Resistance Tube Bands is a great and arguably better alternative to Dumbbell Shoulder Presses. Since Bands do not create momentum your reps with bands will not place wear and tear on the Spine and Joints. You can also train safely for speed with fast reps. These type of reps stimulate the Fast Twitch Muscle Fibers, which are the ones that grow!
Learn set-up, movements and points to remember below:
Anchor: Not required.
Bands: Attach a handle to each end of the band(s).
Body Positioning: Stagger your feet with one foot in front. Now stand on the band(s) with your front foot. Grip a handle in each hand and stand up straight. With the bands in front of your arms and palms facing forward, bring your arms up to goal post position (upper parallel, and forearms perpendicular with the floor). Keep your back straight, head straight and chest up.
Press your hands over your head and together until your arms are almost fully straight.
Points To Remember
1. Grip the handles lightly as you press your hands up.