Strengthens the pecs, triceps, shoulders and improves core stability

  1. Begin by kneeling behind your gym ball and then roll forwards over the ball walking your hands out until you are in the ‘press up’ position
  2. The ‘press up’ position must be a straight prone body, ankles on the ball, abs tight, legs tensed straight and shoulders tucked in (imagine pulling the shoulder blades down your body)
  3. To begin bend your elbows, inhaling as you lower your chest down towards the ground and then press away, keeping your elbows tucked in, your body straight and exhale
  4. Press ups should be done at a controlled pace and emphasis placed on maintaining good body posture throughout. try twenty reps
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