How Do You Do A Theraband Military Press?
The theraband military-press exercise strengthens the shoulders, and is an exercise that should be in everyone’s routine. While it’s most commonly done with free weights or machines, there are times when it is difficult to get to the gym; for these times, using the theraband can be a good alternative. Since the theraband is lightweight, you can take it with you when traveling and keep it at home, as it does not take up space. Try this exercise for a variation on your normal workout to help shape your shoulder muscles. Step 1 Stand up straight and keep your knees slightly bent. Hold the handles of the theraband and let it hang in a U shape. With both feet, step on the theraband in the middle of the U. If this creates too much tension, try simply stepping on the band with one foot. Step 2 Bring your hands up to shoulder height, with your palms facing forward. On the exhale, press straight up and straighten the elbows if possible, but do not lock them. On the inhale, slowly lower your han