Shoulder Squeeze with Towel or Band Exercise for Bone Health

Step 1

Use a stable chair on a flat surface.  Sit in the chair.

Step 2

Hold a towel or resistance band in your hands and bring your hands to shoulder height straight in front of you.

Step 3

Slowly pull the towel tight toward the opposite sides of the room. Then slowly return the weights to the starting position to complete one repetition.  Repeat 9 more times to complete one set of 10 repetitions.

You’ve completed this one!  Great job!

Drawing of a woman demonstrating a shoulder squeeze exercise for osteoporosis prevention.

Watch A Video Demonstration

Watch Patrick in the video for the proper way to perform this exercise then click to take a class that integrates this with other important strengtheners from the Ostego plan.