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Monday, 2 July 2012

PUSH-UPS (BODY WEIGHT) FOR CHEST




BODY WEIGHT PUSH UPS






     PRIMARY TARGET: CHEST(MAJOR PEC)

       OTHER MUSCLES : SHOULDERS(ANTERIOR),TRICEPS



1.   Lie down on the floor in the face down position, your  chest and thighs are touching the floor.

2.   Keep your feet together and palms are on the floor, at shoulder width apart.

3.   Now, pull your torso up with the help of your arms and toes strength.

4.   Slowly, lower your torso downward until your chest almost touches the floor as you inhale.

5.     Feel the stretching in your shoulder and chest muscles and Pause for a second in this position.

6.   Pull-up your upper body back to the starting position, as you exhale.

7.   Repeat as many times as recommended.






       TIPS:



Ø Don’t rest your torso on the floor during reps.

Ø To make this work out more effective for different muscles of chest, just decrease and increase the distance between your hands.

Ø Changing the distance, help you to target different chest muscles, a little differently with every single centimeter change.

Ø This exercise can also be performed with loading the heavy plates on your back.

Ø For the sake of variation, you can do this exercise in inclined, declined manner of your torso.

Ø Make a full control on your body during the whole exercise.

Ø Pace, while doing the exercise must be slow or medium.








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