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Exercise Ball Pushups

Exercise Tips

  • Be sure to keep your back straight at all times
  • You can change hand positions to isolate different parts of your chest

Exercise Ball Pushups

This exercise targets your lower chest and provides a low to moderate cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Pectoralis Minor (Lower Chest)


2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week


Exercise Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit

Low to Moderate

Muscle Group: Pectoralis Minor (Lower Chest)

Equipment: Exercise Ball

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low to Moderate

Exercise Category: Lower Chest

Starting Position: Get into a push up position with your shins and feet on an exercise ball, holding yourself up with your wrists underneath your shoulders. Keep your feet, back, shoulders and head in a straight line.

  1. 1 Slowly lower your body until your nose comes close to, or touches the ground.
  2. 2 Explode back up to the starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.