(Prep #2 for Squat Push Press)
Muscle Focus: Traps, Shoulders, Arms
Position: Stand with feet slightly wider than hip width, toes turned out slightly, and knees bent. Hold handles with elbows bent, shoulder height, in a W position
Spring attachment: Mid-Back
• With elbows in a “W” position, hands, elbows, and shoulders, pulling back to engage upper back muscles
• Exhale, lean slightly forward and press arms forward shoulder height
• Inhale and engage mid traps and pull arms back by shoulders
• Pull core in and lift from center
• Keep spine neutral
Return to start and repeat as desired