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Ball Band Chest Press

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  Primary Muscle Group: Chest, abs, thighs.

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Anterior Deltoids, Pectoralis Major, Rectus Abdominus, Quadriceps

Preparation: Lie with your upper back, neck and head supported by the ball - place an exercise band between your back and the ball. Grasp the band in each hand and bend your elbows at 90 degrees.

Breathing: Exhale when pressing hands up, inhale as you return them to start position.

Execution: As you press your hands towards the ceiling, exhale. Inhale as you bring your hands back down to starting position.

Comments: This one tones your back, your abdomen and your thighs. Remember to keep those hips lifted throughout.

Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:

  • Ball Dumbbell Chest Flys
  • Ball Dumbbell Chest Press
  • Ball Dumbbell Pullover
  • Ball Incline Dumbbell Fly
  • Ball Incline Dumbbell Press
  • Ball Push Ups
  • Band Chest Press
  • Band Decline Chest Press
  • Band Incline Chest Press
  • Bench Press - Barbell
  • Bench Press - Hammer Strength
  • Cable Crossover
  • Cable Pullover
  • Chest Press - Hammer Strength
  • Chest Press - Machine
  • Decline Bench Press - Barbell
  • Decline Dumbbell Fly
  • Decline Dumbbell Press
  • Flat Dumbbell Fly
  • Flat Dumbbell Press
  • Incline Dumbbell Fly
  • Incline Dumbbell Press
  • Push Ups
  • PowerBlock Dumbbells