Join Siri Duarma Galliano for an exercise that targets both the upper and lower body, strengthening and toning the upper and middle back, shoulders, outer thighs, and butt.
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Band Lat Pulldowns with Hip Abduction Hello, I'm Siri Duarma Galliano. And today I brought you an intermediate exercise to work many muscle groups and to work your coordination. Were going to star with a resistance band and by lifting our arms over our head. This exercise, if have trouble keeping your shoulders down, will strengthen your lats and strengthen your serratus to keep your wings on top of your back. First part of the exercise, we’re just going to stretch keeping the shoulders down and raise the arms back up. Even if you don’t have a band you can do this just keeping the shoulders on top of the back. The second part of the exercise, a lat pull downs are nice because most people have trouble with their shoulders raisin up and that creates a lot of tension on the muscles and so you can't just say you drop your shoulders you have to actually strengthen the muscles to hold those shoulders down. We’re going to bring the leg away from the body and back to the body, bring the leg away from the body and back to the body. This is called abduction when the leg goes away adduction when it comes in. Abduction when it goes away, adduction when it comes in. And of course, everybody likes a nice thigh butt and those abduction exercises do work on your hips. Now let's put those two exercises together to work our coordination. Arms are up, stomach is up, and chin is up. Pull the arms down bring the leg away from the body. Lift the arms up to be turn the leg. Bring the arms down, bring the leg away from the body and return the arms to their position. Let's do it one more time, outer thigh, inner thigh. Abduction works your outer thigh. Adduction works your inner thigh. Ab, away from the body works outer thigh, adduction works inner thigh, outer inner, outer inner, outer inner, outer inner, outer thigh, inner thigh, very good.
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