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Tricep (back of arm) and Shoulder Band Exercises

Is your exercise band gathering dust?

This is week 2 of our series demonstrating lots of different ways you can use your ignored exercise band.  This week’s focus is the arms and shoulders.

Tricep exercise (harder version)

Tricep exercise (harder version)

Benefits of the exercise:

  • Builds strength  and tone in the back of the arms for pulling

Tips:

  • Keep your shoulders relaxed
  • If you do not have the shoulder flexibility to get the band behind your back do the exercise with the band in front of you (see easier version below)
  • To make it harder shorten the band

How many should I do?

  • 10 either side

Video:


Tricep exercise (easier version)

Tricep exercise (easier version)

Benefits of the exercise

  • Builds strength  and tone in the back of the arms for pulling

Tips:

  • Keep your shoulders relaxed
  • To make it harder bring the band behind your back (see harder version above)

How many should I do?

  • 10 either side

Video:


Shoulder rotation exercise (draw your sword)

Shoulder rotation exercise (draw your sword)

Benefits of the exercise

  • Strengthens the shoulders

Tips:

  • Do this without a band to improve mobility in your shoulder first if you have any pain doing this exercise

How many should I do?

  • 10 either side

Video:


Good Luck!

Erin

Vintage Fitness

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