Band-Resisted Pushup

Posted by FitClick
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:56pm filed under Chest

Calories Burned:  408 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Pectorals

START: Place a resistance band around your upper back. Grab the ends of the band in each hand and assume a pushup position with your arms straight and your hands slightly beyond shoulder width. The band should be taut. Your body should form a straight line from your head to your ankles.

MOVEMENT: Bend your elbows and lower your body until your chest nearly touches the floor. Pause, push yourself back to the starting position, and repeat.

Tags:  chest, pecs

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