|Additional Equipment||mat (optional)|
PreparationGrasp one dumbbell and lie supine on floor or mat. With support of free hand place upper arm perpendicular to torso on floor and keep elbow flexed right-angled. Position feet wide apart on floor and keep knees bent.
ExecutionPress dumbbell up in front of chest. Keep elbow slightly flexed at top of motion. Return until upper arm reaches floor and repeat. Continue with opposite side.
Variations / CommentsLet arm rest on floor only for a moment. Range of motion is limited to upper part, which enables the use of high resistance.
|Target||Pectoralis Major, Sternal|
|Synergist||Pectoralis Major, Clavicular | Deltoid, Anterior | Triceps Brachii|