Standing Shoulder Press With Resistance Bands

Exercise / Anterior deltoid


Standing Shoulder Press With Resistance Bands Exercise will help you get your shoulders healthy and strong. If you’re looking to build muscle, train your shoulders, or improve your strength, this should be your go-to exercise. This exercise is just as effective, just as safe for muscle gain. If you follow the correct technique, this exercise has you covered. The key is to hold your torso upright, which focuses on your delts, upper back, traps, and pecs.


Type : Compound (unsupported), Isolateral

Joint action : Shoulder Abduction (with humerus externally rotated), elbow extension.

How to perform the exercise


  • Anchor: Not required.
  • Bands: Attach each end of the band to a handle.

Body Position:

  • Stagger your feet, one foot in front of the other.
  • With your front foot, now stand on the band.
  • Stand up straight and grasp a handle in each hand.
  • Bring your arms up to goal post position with the bands in front of them and palms facing forward.
  • Maintain a straight back, a level head, and a firm chest.


  • Press your hands over your head and together until your arms are almost fully straight.

Exercise Tips

  • Grip the handles lightly as you press your hands up.

Exercise Benefits

Standing Shoulder Presses with Resistance Bands are a terrific and, in some ways, superior than Dumbbell Shoulder Presses. As bands don’t create momentum, your reps with them won’t put any strain on your spine or joints. Fast reps can also be used to safely train for speed. Fast Twitch Muscle Fibers, which are the ones that grow, are stimulated by these types of reps.