PreparationGrasp armrests of chair. Extend body and place toes about shoulderwide apart on floor. Keep arms straight and balance bodyweight between feet and hands.
ExecutionBend arms and lower body toward seat. Keep elbows close to torso. Return, keep arms slightly flexed. Repeat.
Variations / CommentsThe instability of using a chair with rolls on a smooth surface increases the effort of the stabilizing muscles.
|Target||Pectoralis Major, Sternal|
|Synergist||Pectoralis Major, Clavicular | Triceps Brachii | Deltoid, Anterior|
|Stabilizers||Rectus Abdominis | Obliques | Hip Flexors | Biceps Brachii|