HOW: Get a band set-up under your feet while you’re in a standing position holding the ends of the band in each hand. While keeping your elbows straight, staying strong in your shoulder blades, and thumbs pointing up, raise your arms to head height while forming a wide ‘V’ shape with your arms. Slowly lower down to starting position and repeat.
FEEL: You should feel the outside muscles of your shoulder and shoulder blade muscles working in this exercises. It is ok to feel a deep muscle burn as your muscles begin to fatigue.
COMPENSATION: Do not shrug your shoulders, do not lean or arch backwards, do not bend your elbows. It is important to keep your shoulders and shoulder blades strong and in position throughout this exercise.