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This exercise targets your chest and requires no equipment to perform. It also works your shoulders and triceps.

Muscle Group

Chest, Shoulders & Triceps


2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulders & Triceps

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Moderate

Exercise Category: Chest

Starting Position: Lay on your stomach and lift yourself up with your arms straight, wrists underneath your shoulders. Your fingers should be pointing forward and your elbows slightly bent. You should be up on your toes with your back flat and legs slightly apart.

  1. 1 Exhaling, lower yourself down to the ground, touching your chin to the floor. Keep your back flat.
  2. 2 Hold for a one count, then slowly push back up to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.