This exercise focuses on the upper back trapezius muscle, this muscle is located below the back of the neck. It’s good to use this exercise to correct posture. When standing on sitting if you slouch a lot then this exercise is great for you.
The more you work this muscle the stronger it will become, it help draw your shoulders back and push your chest out further. Giving you a better and stronger posture.
Directions for exercise
- Stand with slightly bent knees, grasp the handles and keeping arms straight palms together.
- Straighten your arms extend past your shoulders, pull laterally away from body, towards the floor. Maintain control shoulders reach maximum point hold for 1 second and return to start position. Slowly.
Muscles; Traps, deltoids, pecs & shoulders