Band Pull-Apart

Exercise / Shoulders, Trapezius

How to do Band Pull-Apart

Band Pull-Apart

Starting Position: Grab the ends of the resistance band with both hands. Stand with your feet about shoulder’s width apart, and face the secured object. Keep your palms facing each other and your arms parallel to the floor.

Form: Exhale and move your hands apart so that your arms go out to the sides. Briefly hold for a second and squeeze your shoulder blades together before slowly returning to the starting position.

Band Pull-Apart – Benefits

  • The band pull-apart is a great strengthening exercise that effectively works many muscles, including the shoulder, rotator cuff, and trapezius muscles. By affecting the infraspinatus and subscapula muscles that cover the scapula, it can help protect you from ailments caused by muscle weakness such as posture disorder and scapula protrusion. in addition strengthening these muscles using the band pull-apart exercise will help improve poor posture, promote an upright stance, and improve balance.
  • Band pull-apart exercise will help you build defined back and shoulders. It is one of the best exercises you should do If you want a defined and more shred back muscle.

Band Pull-Apart Muscles Worked

Target - Posterior Deltoid
Synergists - Infraspinatus
Synergists - Teres Minor
Synergists - Lateral Deltoid
Synergists - Trapezius
Synergists - Rhomboids
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