Primary Muscle Group: Tricep Brachii
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Pectoralis Major, Anterior Deltoid, Triceps Brachii
Preparation: Lie prone on floor with both hands on top of a medicine ball and balanced on each side of the ball. Raise body up off floor by extending arms with body straight.
Your hands will be in a close grip position to isolate more of your tricep muscles.
Breathing: Breath out on the contraction of the muscle and breath back in on the way back to the start position.
Execution: Keeping body straight, lower body to floor by bending arms. Push body up until arms are extended. Repeat.
Comments: Both upper and lower body must be kept straight throughout movement.
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