Sit on side of bench. Place hands on edge of bench. Position feet away from bench. Straighten arms, slide rear end off of edge of bench, and rest heels on floor with legs straight.
Lower body by bending arms until slight stretch is felt in chest or shoulder, or rear end touches floor. Raise body and repeat.
Bench height should allow for full range of motion.
Knees can be bent to make exercise easier.
- Knees Bent
Feet can be elevated on other bench to increase resistance.
- Deltoid, Anterior
- Pectoralis Major, Sternal
- Pectoralis Major, Clavicular
- Pectoralis Minor
- Levator Scapulae
- Latissimus Dorsi