How To Do Resistance Band Rear Delt Back Fly

By: Chris Freytag, CPT

Chris Freytag demonstrating a rear delt back fly with a resistance tube wearing a red top and blue workout pants

Resistance Band Rear Delt Back Fly is an upper body exercise that uses the resistance band to strengthen the back of your shoulder and your upper back muscles. This is an awesome move that will add another great upper-body exercise to your regular routine. Dumbbells have long been the strength training tool of choice, but the resistance band provides a wealth of opportunity to mix things up and give you a more diverse range of moves. If you learn how to do the Resistance Band Rear Delt Back Fly you will appreciate the use of the band as a tool. Though it is light and flexible, it is amazingly effective and challenging. At the same time, it is easy to quickly adjust if you need to make it harder or easier. By simply lengthening the part of the band on which you are pulling, you make the move easier. Conversely, by shortening the band you make it more challenging. Bands come in different thicknesses so you can purchase thicker bands for your stronger muscles such as legs, and thinner bands for other muscles such as shoulders.

One of the best features about the resistance band is how light and easy they are to tote around. Stick them in your gym bag, suitcase or even handbag to make a workout available to you any time and anywhere. Take this band on any trip and combine it with some basic cardio moves for a simple, overall fat burn anywhere and anytime! Resistance bands can be used for both lower body and upper body. In fact, these bands are one of the best for full-body moves

Try this Resistance Band Rear Delt Back Fly and then for more ideas try our awesome workout 7 Resistance Band Moves To Tone The Whole Body.

Here are the steps to learning Resistance Band Rear Delt Back Fly:

1) Hold the handles of the band and step right foot onto center of the band on the floor.

2) Keeping left arm long, pull the handle of your left arm up over left shoulder. Slowly lower back. Repeat for desired number of reps and switch sides.

Targets: shoulders, back

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