Resistance Band Seated Shoulder Press
This exercise involves sitting on a bench or chair and using a resistance band to perform a shoulder press. The resistance band is held at shoulder height with palms facing forward, and then pressed upwards until arms are fully extended. This exercise targets the shoulders and can be modified for different levels of resistance.
Resistance Band Seated Shoulder Press Instructions
- Begin by sitting on a chair or bench with your feet flat on the ground and your back straight.
- Place the resistance band under your feet and hold the handles with your palms facing forward.
- Bring your hands up to shoulder level, keeping your elbows bent and in line with your shoulders.
- Press the handles up towards the ceiling, straightening your arms fully.
- Pause at the top of the movement, then slowly lower the handles back down to shoulder level.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Resistance Band Seated Shoulder Press Form & Visual
Resistance Band Seated Shoulder Press Benefits
- Targets the shoulder muscles, specifically the anterior and medial deltoids
- Improves shoulder strength and stability
- Engages the core muscles for added stability and balance
- Can be done with a resistance band, making it a convenient and portable exercise
- Allows for a full range of motion, helping to improve flexibility and mobility in the shoulders
Resistance Band Seated Shoulder Press Muscles Worked
- Rotator Cuff