Primary Muscle Group: Pectoralis Major
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Pectoralis Major, Anterior Deltoid, Triceps Brachii
Preparation: Lie prone on floor with hands slightly wider than shoulder width. Place hands staggered in position from one another. One more forward and one more back from the other. Raise body up off floor by extending arms with body straight.
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.