The Slastix cobra exercise develops strong posture in the upper body by strengthening the back, shoulders and triceps.

  • Anchor the band at eye level or above. 
  • Stand facing the anchor point. 
  • With a handle in each hand, stand with arms at shoulder height, palms facing each other. 
  • Keeping arms straight, slowly bring the arms toward the hips while rotating the arms so the thumbs face out as shown.
  • As the arms move past the hips, try to pinch the shoulder blades together and down.
  • Hold for 1-2 seconds and then return to the starting position. 
  • Perform prescribed number of repetitions.