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Exercises: Exercise of the Month

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May 2010

Single Arm Chest Press:

Muscles Used:- Chest, Triceps, Core, Glutes and Hamstrings

.Teaching Points

1: Make sure the fitball is free from defects, correctly inflated and suitable for extra weight.
2: Sit on top on the ball with one dumbbell in the weaker hand.
3: Slowly walk feet forwards and lower upper body onto the ball until shoulders touch
4: Raise the dumbbell above the head and rest head on the ball.
5: When performing the exercise drop the elbow quite wide and so that the forearm stays
vertical and elbow around 90 degrees.
6: Push the dumbbell back to starting position until the arm is straight.
7: Repeat desired number of sets and repititions.