Start Position:
  1. Anchor the resistance band around the legs of a bench and lie on the bench face-up. The resistance band should be at chest height.
  2. Grasp a handle in each hand with your hands at shoulder height and your elbows directly below your hands. The length of the resistance band should be such that there is tension at this start position.
End Position:
  1. Arms extended directly above you whilst maintaining the posture with which you started.
  1. Maintaining your elbows directly below your hands, extend your arms straight up, without locking your elbows. Your hands should be quite close together in the extended position.
  2. Return to the starting position and repeat.
Modification Options:
  1. Vary the strength or length of the resistance band to increase/ decrease the difficulty of the exercise.

Start position

End position