Resistance Band Squat and Overhead Press
- Begin the movement by stepping on to a resistance band with your feet at shoulder-width, toes pointed slightly out.
- Bring your hands to your shoulders, keeping the handles of the band behind your shoulders. Brace your core and keep your chest up.
- Bend first at the knees then at the hips. Lower yourself until your thighs are parallel with the floor. Return to the starting position.
- When you reach the top, push the resistance bands overhead. Slowly lower your hands and repeat the entire movement.
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Resistance band squat and overhead press is a gym work out exercise that targets hamstrings and quadriceps and shoulders and also involves abs and calves and glutes & hip flexors. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Medicine ball swings, standing arm circles and single straight leg dumbbell deadlift are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as resistance band squat and overhead press. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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