University Recreation


Band Pull Apart

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Deltoids
Secondary Muscles: Rhomboids, Trapezius
Body Area: Shoulders, Back
Modality Types: Body Weight Body Weight
Equipment: Resistance Bands

Band Pull Apart

Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Begin with arms extended straight out in front of body, holding band with both hands
  • Initiate movement by moving hands out laterally
  • Extend your elbows as you perform the movement and bring the band to your chest
  • Pause and return to start position


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