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. Barbell clean and press / jerk / overhead press, handstand walks/hand walking and hex / trap bar / cage deadlifts / squats 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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