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Shoulder Extension Strengthening - Triceps

Category: Shoulders

Shoulder Extension Strengthening with a Therapy Band - Triceps

Exercise Details

These exercises should only be performed after evaluation by a qualified medical professional and under their instruction. Should you experience pain or discomfort while doing an exercise, stop immediately.

Exercise Instructions

Securely attach a therapy band around your right foot. Grasp the therapy band handle in your right hand.

Place your left knee and lower leg on the edge of a firm bed or firm sofa. Place your left palm on the mattress or sofa and lean forward and support your weight on your left hand. Your left arm is straight.

You're activating your stomach muscles and keeping your back straight, parallel to the floor. Your neck is straight, in line with your back. Your right elbow is pressed gently against your side and your elbow is bent to 90 degrees.

Next, straighten your right elbow to 90 degrees [this is extension]. You'll feel the muscular contraction behind your right arm. Relax and return to the starting position.