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Band Pull Apart

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Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Shoulders Other Muscles: Middle Back, Traps Equipment: Bands Mechanics Type: Isolation Level: Beginner Sport: NoForce: Pull
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Band Pull Apart Guide

Main Muscle: Shoulders

  1. Begin with your arms extended straight out in front of you, holding the band with both hands.
  2. Initiate the movement by performing a reverse fly motion, moving your hands out laterally to your sides.
  3. Keep your elbows extended as you perform the movement, bringing the band to your chest. Ensure that you keep your shoulders back during the exercise.
  4. Pause as you complete the movement, returning to the starting position under control.

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Feb 7, 2015 1:29 PM: By shortening the length of the band you can match the feel and results of any machine or free weight.

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Feb 7, 2015 1:25 PM: Excellent rear delt move. Both elastic and isotonic resistance provide similar strength curve patterns ("bell-shaped"), similar muscle activation levels (EMG), and similar strength gains. See tip.

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Jun 18, 2013 3:45 AM: This really helps alot

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