how to use COMPACT HOME GYM
HG COMPACT Exercise: seated push press
This exercise works the pectoral muscles. An isolation exercise which works
a whole range of muscles.
Mainly the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor, deltoid (shoulder) muscles but also the serratus anterior and the coracobrachialis muscle (inner part of the shoulder and biceps).
4 times 10 seconds.
Breathe in when opening out the rib cage and breathe out when closing.
SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS AND TECHNIQUE
Slow and controlled execution
Start position: sit with a straight back with the lumbar against the backrest.
Execution: hold cushions in each hand and place the forearm against the supports. Knees must be bent and feet flat on the ground, shoulder-width apart. The elbow must be at a 90° angle. Bring the cushions together whilst breathing out. Return to start position.
LEVELS OF DIFFICULTY
Use the weight selector to vary the weight.