Monday Move : Chest Press with Body Bar FLEX

How To:

  • Grasp the Body Bar FLEX at each end with palms down
  • Extend the bar in front of your body while bending your arms.
  • Exert enough force as is comfortable to bend the bar into a u-shape.  DO NOT bend the bar past the u-shape!
  • Focus on bringing the end of the bar towards each other while keeping the arms parallel

Muscles Worked:

  • Main Muscle – Pectoralis major
  • Pectoralis minor
  • Triceps brachii
  • Anterior deltoid

Key Points:

  • Keep your feet flat on the ground, shoulder width apart with knees slightly bent
  • Stand up straight keeping your shoulders back, focus on using your chest to perform the exercise
  • Tighten your core, concentrating on bringing your naval to your spine
  • Inhale as you straighten the bar, exhale as you bring the ends of the bar together
  • Do not lock your elbows when the bar is fully extended
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