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Shoulder Press w/Elastic Band

Exercise Tips

  • Focus on balance
  • Keep back upright
  • Do not strain your neck

Shoulder Press w/Elastic Band

This exercise targets your shoulders and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Deltoids (Shoulders)


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Elastic Band, Exercise Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Deltoids (Shoulders)

Equipment: Elastic Band, Exercise Ball

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Shoulders

Starting Position: Sit on the center of an exercise ball with your back straight and your feet flat on the ground, shoulder width apart. Place an elastic band underneath the ball so that your weight holds it in place and grab both handles, palms facing away from you. Bring your hands up to shoulder height, making sure the bands are behind your forearms.

  1. 1 Push both arms straight up and above your head, keeping your elbows bent.
  2. 2 Slowly lower your arms back down to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.