Bestselling Learn Guitar on Android! http://bit.ly/LearnGuitarAndroid Muscles Worked This overhead extension exercise targets your triceps muscles.? Getting Started Start off by placing one handle of the resistance band on the floor. Step one foot onto the band just below the handle, to hold it to the floor. Space your other foot about shoulder-width apart.? Hold the other handle with your hand and pull it up behind your back.?The band should be coming straight up your back and?coming over your shoulder from behind. It may be easier to grip the tubing part of the band just below the handle.? Keep your elbow pointed forward while gripping the band. You want to make sure the elbow and upper arm are stable during the exercise, so it may be helpful to brace them with your opposite arm.? Perform the Exercise Now that the band and your arm are in the correct positions, you can begin your overhead extensions.? * Begin with the resistance band held over one shoulder behind your head.? * Push your forearm above your head, keeping the upper arm stable and elbow pointed forward.? * The arm should be extended straight up towards the ceiling.? * Slowly lower the forearm back down to the starting position.? * For a full workout, continue this movement for three to four sets, with 12 to 15 repetitions.? Disclaimer:?There is no "one size fits all" approach to exercise, diet or weight loss. Please be aware that not all exercises are for everyone and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. To reduce your risk of injury, consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program. Mahalo's experts offer advice that is in no way intended as a substitute for medical counseling. Read more by visiting our page at: http://www.mahalo.com/courses/get-fit/arm-exercises-with-resistance-bands/overhead-extensions/
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