Section 3 – Exercise Videos
Exercise #7 ~ Upper Body
Exercise #7 – Workout Summary
Muscles Used: Lateral Spine Rotators, Hip Stabilizers, SC Joint Movers

The video above demonstrates how to perform this exercise one time facing each direction.  The final holding position for each direction is shown in Figures 1a and 1b below:

Exercise #7

Repeat this process one more time giving you a total of two ‘reps’ for this exercise as shown in the table below:x7

Training Schedule: The Progress Chart and Weekly Training Schedule located in Section 5 will guide you through all of the exercises and allow you to chart your progress along the way.

Training Tips:

1) Pay attention to the order in which to grab the band with your hands while performing this exercise.  This will ensure that both arms are used effectively in holding the final position for each direction.

2) Isometric exercises are to be done with normal breathing.  Do not hold your breath during the exercises because this may cause a sudden increase in blood pressure and/or light-headedness.

3) Use a watch or clock with a clearly visible second hand so that you can accurately time your isometric exercises.

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