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Chest Press w/Elastic Band

Exercise Tips

  • Keep elbows slightly bent
  • Keep back flat
  • Focus on balance

Chest Press w/Elastic Band

This exercise targets your chest and provides a low cardio benefit. It also works your triceps.

Muscle Group

Chest, Triceps


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Elastic Band, Exercise Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Chest, Triceps

Equipment: Elastic Band, Exercise Ball

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Chest

Starting Position: Lay with your back flat on an exercise ball. Position the exercise band underneath the ball so that your weight holds it in place. Grab the handles and hold the elastic bands at your chest, palms facing out, so that your upper arms are parallel to the ground and your forearms perpendicular to those.

  1. 1 Lift your arms straight up over your chest so that your hands almost touch each other.
  2. 2 Slowly lower your arms back down to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.