Start Position:
  1. Starting in a standing or seated position, grasp one end of the resistance band in each hand with your palms facing downwards or inwards and your arms held straight out in front of you at chest level. There should be some tension in the resistance band at this starting position.
End Position:
  1. Arms held straight out in front of you at chest level with your hands as wide as possible.
Action:
  1. Keeping your arms straight, pull each end of the resistance band apart.
  2. You may either perform this exercise isometrically, i.e. move your hands apart and hold the position, or move continuously between the start and end positions.
Modification Options:
  1. Vary the strength or length of the resistance band to increase/ decrease the difficulty of the exercise.
Photos

Start position

End position