Home Exercises Standing Chest Press

Standing Chest Press

Exercise Tips

  • Lean forward slightly
  • Pull with your arms- do not use your legs or body to assist you

Standing Chest Press

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

Muscle Group

Chest, Triceps


2 Days a Week to
4 Days a Week


Elastic Band, Pole

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Chest, Triceps

Equipment: Elastic Band, Pole

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 4 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Portable Elastic Band Exercises - Chest

Starting Position: Wrap the elastic band around a pole, then face the opposite way of the pole with the band in both hands. Stand one foot in front of the other, knees bent, 1-2 feet from the pole depending on your desired resistance. Start with your elbows bent, so that they are pointing behind you, and your fists at chest level pointing in front of you.

  1. 1 Extend your arms straight out in front of you, pulling on the bands. Keep your hands palms down.
  2. 2 Slowly return your arms to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.